Can Depakote become a daily regimen in hemiplegic Migraine treatment?

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    Recently, while in the ER I was given depokote and magnesium in addition to other medications for nausea and pain to treat a hemiplegic migraine episode.     


    Can depokote become a daily regimine in hemplegic migraine treatment? Mrs. McCullough.





    Dear Mrs. McCullough;


    Yes, Depakote is often prescribed for Migraine prevention. Usually Depakote ER (extended release) is preferred. You can read more about Depakote HERE.


    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert



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Published On: December 14, 2008