Sodium Valproate is used in the treatment of epilepsy and mania (abnormally elevated mood).
How it works
Sodium Valproate controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Common side effects
Abnormal thoughts, Agitation, Back pain, Blurred vision, Change in appetite, Change in body weight, Constipation, Coordination disorder, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Abnormal eye movements, Hair loss, Mood swings, Ringing in ear, Tremor, Drowsiness, Headache