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ATC codes: N03AG01
Indication
Bipolar or related disorders ICD11 code: 6A8Z
INN
Valproic acid
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 200 mg enteric-coated (sodium valproate) ; 500 mg enteric-coated (sodium valproate)
EML status history
First added in 1997 (TRS 882)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee decided not to list any medicines in the EMLc for the management of bipolar disorder at this time, but to seek a review of the management of bipolar disorder in children.