Valproic acid

Usual solid dosage form
capsules, prolonged release capsules
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No
Liquid strengths
N/A
Liquid sugar free or not
N/A
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
No
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available.
Available as other formulations?
Capsules
Note
Please be aware that valproic acid and sodium valproate are not directly interchangeable.
Film coated
No
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
Yes
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Valproic acid
Safe or appropriate to crush
No