Definition of valproate in English:

valproate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of valproic acid.

    • ‘If you or your child has epilepsy, then taking valproate may reduce the seizures or stop them altogether.’
    • ‘Your doctor will decide how much valproate is right for you to take.’
    • ‘At day 8 the mean valproate concentration was 77 mcg/ml and by day 21, 93 mcg/ml.’

Pronunciation

valproate

/ˈvalprəʊeɪt/