Do I have to do my liver function tests regularly if I am taking drugs for bipolar affective disorder? I have been taking Dicorate ER 1 gram for the last 5 years. As of now, I do not have any liver disorders and I am perfectly healthy. I exercise regularly and I do not have any vices.
Dicorate is Valproate which has side effect on liver functions and also weight gain. Check your liver functions once every 6 months for 1 or 2 years and later once a year. Also check your weight every 3 to 6 months.
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