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How effective is Depakote for Mood stabilizer (Mood swings)?
Summary: 44 Depakote users have rated its effectiveness for Mood stabilizer.
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
This is a review of how effective Depakote (divalproex sodium) is for Mood stabilizer and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Depakote
Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,927 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Mood stabilizer (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 121,885 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lamotrigine, Abilify, Depakote, Trileptal, Seroquel.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 44 people are studied for taking Depakote in Mood stabilizer
Depakote effectiveness for Mood stabilizer (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Depakote for Mood stabilizer * :
|Mood stabilizer||54.55%||45.45% |
Age of people who take Depakote for Mood stabilizer * :
|Mood stabilizer||0.00%||0.00%||18.18%||25.00%||22.73%||18.18%||4.55%||11.36% |
Who find Depakote more effective for Mood stabilizer?
Gender of people who find Depakote more effective * :
|Mood stabilizer||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who find Depakote more effective * :
|Mood stabilizer||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||33.33%||13.33%||13.33%||6.67%||13.33% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs?
(Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...
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- Can rituxan cause bipolar disorder?
(Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Depakote, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Hydromorphone Hydrochloride, Abilify)
recently started rituxan. Now have bipolar disorder. Could there be any connection?
- Has long term clonazepam use caused you seemingly irreversible psychosis, for which you were given an antipsychotic? if so, were you able to get off of the antipsychotic and clonazepam? how?
(Asked by a 33 year old man who has Anxiety, Depression - Chronic, Psychosis, and takes Geodon, Clonazepam, Depakote)
Started clonazepam around 2002. In 2007, I was hospitalized (I'm not sure what the doctors were thinking) and I was given an antipsychotic as well, and maybe another medication. My psychiatrist lowered and eliminated all my medication in 2011 and 2012, and each time was hospitalized and again given ...
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