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Review: how effective is Depakote er for Depression?

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Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 4.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Depakote er (divalproex sodium) is for Depression. The study is based on 10 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Depakote er

Depakote er (latest outcomes from 3,658 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. Common side effects of Depakote er include convulsion, weight increased, tremor, type 2 diabetes, fatigue.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,144,930 patients) is typically treated by Cymbalta, Zoloft, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 10 people are studied for taking Depakote er in Depression




Depakote er effectiveness for Depression


Long term Depakote er effectiveness for Depression

Depakote er effectiveness for Depression (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall12151
Long term
(1+ years)
00011

Gender of people who take Depakote er for Depression * :

FemaleMale
Depression50.00%50.00%

Age of people who take Depakote er for Depression * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%50.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%

Who find Depakote er more effective for Depression?

Gender of people who find Depakote er more effective * :

FemaleMale
Depression33.33%66.67%

Age of people who find Depakote er more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • I was on depakote from 2000 until 2003 for migraines and depression/anxiety due to bad divorce and custody sitution. I felt it was not helpful so I titrated off in late 2003-2004. I was diagnosed with pancreatitis in 2004. It has never resolved and no cause has been found.

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  • took first desmopressin last night

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