Review: how effective is Depakote for Mood stabilizer?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5
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 (divalproex sodium) is for Mood stabilizer. The study is based on 41 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Depakote
Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,846 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. Common side effects of Depakote include weight increased, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fatigue, diabetes.
Mood stabilizer (latest reports from 117,633 patients) is typically treated by Lamictal, Lamotrigine, Abilify, Depakote, Seroquel, Trileptal.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 41 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||51.22%||48.78% |
Age of people who take Depakote for Mood stabilizer * :
|Mood stabilizer||0.00%||0.00%||17.07%||24.39%||21.95%||19.51%||4.88%||12.20% |
Who find Depakote more effective for Mood stabilizer?
Gender of people who find Depakote more effective * :
|Mood stabilizer||57.14%||42.86% |
Age of people who find Depakote more effective * :
|Mood stabilizer||0.00%||0.00%||21.43%||35.71%||7.14%||14.29%||7.14%||14.29% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (4 months ago):
I went for over 72 hours with no sleep. Felt like I was on cocaine. Was highly aggitated and excessively hyper and talkative.
From this study (6 months ago):
Ativan 4 mg per day Depakote 1000 mg per day Imipramine Pamolate 225 mg per day severe head shaking. was on 8 mg per day of Ativan six months ago. Tremors subside mostly once Ativan taken
From this study (6 months ago):
Patient shaking head back and forth. Arms pull inward. Eyes flutter and roll back in head. Left side corner of mouth pulls up.
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