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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)
Mood stabilizer (an extreme or rapid change in mood) can be treated by Lamictal, Lamotrigine, Depakote, Abilify, Trileptal, Lithium Carbonate. (latest reports from 24,742 Mood Stabilizer patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 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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- Bipolar 2 since 1975. recently d/c'd lithium. looking for a treatment that will not make glaucoma condition worse (1 answer)
I am trying to determine which medication to use now that my 40 year successful run with Lithium is over. (The kdneys say it's time to quit). However, I do not want to increase intraocular pressure by using a medication known to increase said pressure. Most importantly, I do not want to lose my livelihood or cause my family and friends unforeseen difficulty due to ineffective medications. I have little faith in the alternatives and see Depakote, Geodon, and Lamictal as poor seconds at
best. Any suggestions???
- Can clyndamican cause a seizure while taking depakote
I am currently taking Depakote Extended Realease 1000mgs at bedtime with Clyndamican an antibiotic. I have been feeling dizzy, fatigue, headaches, body aches, sore throat, and pain and pressure in my chest. I would like to know if these two medications mixed together are causing me these problems, and if it can cause me a seizure.
- 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? (1 answer)
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? I either need to get some acceptance or find answers to the effects this medicine is causing..afraid to change up her medicines but needless to say I am worried...
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- Depakota and garcinia cambogia (1 answer)
Is it safe to take both Depakote and Garcinia Cambogia xt. I take Depakote and want to take something that will burn the fat off.
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