Valproate pivoxil

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Valproate pivoxil
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(2,2-dimethylpropanoyl)oxy]methyl 2-propylpentanoate
Clinical data
Routes of
Legal status
Legal status
  • ℞ (Prescription only)
CAS Number 77372-61-3
ATC code none
PubChem CID 71160
ChemSpider 64301
Chemical data
Formula C14H26O4
Molar mass 258.35 g/mol[[Script error: No such module "String".]]
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Valproate pivoxil (Pivadin, Valproxen) is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy.[1] It is an acetal pivalate ester derivative of valproic acid.[2]

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  1. David J. Triggle (1997). Dictionary of pharmacological agents. London: Chapman & Hall. ISBN 0-412-46630-9. 
  2. Hall, Judith A.; Morton, Ian (1999). Concise dictionary of pharmacological agents: properties and synonyms. Kluwer Academic. p. 342. ISBN 0-7514-0499-3.