ERIC Number: EJ559537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Effectiveness and Cost of Generic versus Brand-Name Valproic Acid.
Coulter, David L.
Mental Retardation, v35 n6 p472-75 Dec 1997
This commentary on a study comparing use of the brand-name drug Depakene with generic valproic acid to control seizures in people with mental retardation notes the importance of distinguishing between Depakene and Depakote, which is an enteric-coated formulation for which there is no generic form currently available. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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