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Divalproex ER is a medication that is prescribed for the prevention of migraine headaches and for the treatment of epilepsy and manic depression. It can help improve bipolar symptoms, prevent migraines from occurring, and decrease seizure frequency. Divalproex ER comes as extended-release tablets and is usually taken once a day. Some possible side effects of divalproex ER include nausea or vomiting, drowsiness, and indigestion.
- Mania -- divalproex ER is approved to treat manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder (manic depression)
- Epilepsy -- divalproex ER is approved to treat complex partial seizures and simple or complex absence seizures
- Migraines -- divalproex ER is approved to help prevent migraine headaches (but does not help treat a headache once it starts).