Printer friendly
"AcronymFinder.com

What does DVP stand for?

DVP stands for divalproex sodium

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

See other definitions of DVP

Other Resources:
We have 75 other meanings of DVP in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

Proof Positive Prevent migraines with regular doses of these Rx drugs: SEIZURE MEDICINES Divalproex sodium (Depakote), sodium valproate (Depacon), and topiramate (Topamax).
The guidelines, which reviewed all available evidence on migraine prevention, found that among prescription drugs, the seizure drugs divalproex sodium, sodium valproate and topiramate, along with the beta-blockers metoprolol, propranolol and timolol, are effective for migraine prevention and should be offered to people with migraine to reduce the frequency and severity of attacks.
NEW ORLEANS - Topiramate joins divalproex sodium, sodium valproate, metoprolol, propranolol, and timolol -- plus the herbal supplement petasites, an extract of the butterbur plant -- as a top choice for migraine prevention in newly updated guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society All are "effective for migraine prevention and should be offered to patients with migraine to reduce migraine attack frequency and severity," the guidelines state.
The high risk of neural tube defects and other major malformations in babies exposed during the first trimester to valproate sodium and the related products, valproic acid and divalproex sodium, is the focus of an FDA notice.
The trial randomized 313 patients with mild-moderate Alzheimer's disease who lacked agitation or psychosis at baseline to either placebo or an extended-release form of divalproex sodium (Depakote ER) at a dose of 10-12 mg/kg per day.
The Food and Drug Administration and Abbott Laboratories have strengthened the contraindications, warnings, and precautions sections of the label for divalproex sodium, valproic acid, and valproate sodium, marketed as Depakote tablets, Depakote ER tablets, Depakote sprinkle capsules, Depakene capsules and syrup, and Depacon for injection.