Valproate pivoxil

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Valproate pivoxil
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(2,2-dimethylpropanoyl)oxy]methyl 2-propylpentanoate
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
CAS number 77372-61-3 N
ATC code None
PubChem CID 71160
ChemSpider 64301 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H26O4 
Molecular mass 258.35 g/mol
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Valproate pivoxil (Pivadin, Valproxen) is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy.[1] It is the pivaloyloxymethyl 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.