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valproic acid

Ligand Summary
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A fatty acid with anticonvulsant and anti-manic properties that is used in the treatment of EPILEPSY and BIPOLAR DISORDER. The mechanisms of its therapeutic actions are not well understood. It may act by increasing GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID levels in the brain or by altering the properties of VOLTAGE-GATED SODIUM CHANNELS.
Synonyms & Links
PubChem: 3121
Guide to Pharmacology: 7009
DrugCentral: 2803

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