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    Can Divalproex be taken for Alzheimer's disease?

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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: Is divalproex useful for alzsheimers patients?
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is not an Alzheimer's drug.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Divalproex is an anticonvulsant drug, but also can be used in cases of depression.

It is not a drug to treat Alzheimer's itself, but can be used if convulsions or depression are present besides cognitive function decline.

Hope you found the answer helpful.

Take care.
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