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Compound Summary for: CID 3121

Valproic Acid

Also known as: 2-Propylpentanoic acid; Depakine; Depakene; Dipropylacetic acid; Valproate; Ergenyl; 2-Propylvaleric acid; Convulex
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2   Molecular Weight: 144.21144   InChIKey: NIJJYAXOARWZEE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A fatty acid with anticonvulsant properties used in the treatment of epilepsy. The mechanisms of its therapeutic actions are not well understood. It may act by increasing GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID levels in the brain or by altering the properties of voltage dependent sodium channels.   From: MeSH
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