Depakote Lawsuits


Depakote is a popular antiepileptic drug. This medication is also often prescribed for the prevention of migraines and for the treatment of manic behavior from bipolar disorder. It is also sometimes prescribed in conjunction with SSRIs.

Global pharmaceutical company Abbott Laboratories introduced Depakote to the U.S. marketplace in 1983. Since 2013, Abbott’s spinoff AbbVie has manufactured the drug. Millions of patients have been prescribed this medication.

Medical Complications

Depakote has been linked to serious medical complications such as birth defects. As a result, numerous lawsuits have been filed in the courts. The Dugan law Firm is accepting clients who took Depakote and suffered injuries.