Valproate pivoxil

Valproate pivoxil

Valproate pivoxil
Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(2,2-dimethylpropanoyl)oxy]methyl 2-propylpentanoate
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
CAS number  N
ATC code None
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H26O4 
Mol. mass 258.35 g/mol

Valproate pivoxil (Pivadin, Valproxen) is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy.[1] It is the pivaloyloxymethyl ester derivative of valproic acid.[2]

See also


  1. ^ David J. Triggle (1997). Dictionary of pharmacological agents. London: Chapman & Hall.  
  2. ^ Hall, Judith A.; Morton, Ian (1999). Concise dictionary of pharmacological agents: properties and synonyms. Kluwer Academic. p. 342.