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How effective is Depakote for Schizoaffective disorder?





Summary: 6 Depakote users have rated its effectiveness for Schizoaffective disorder.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5

This is a review of how effective Depakote (divalproex sodium) is for Schizoaffective disorder 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 Depakote 30,928 users)

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought) can be treated by Abilify, Seroquel, Geodon, Clozaril, Risperdal, Lithium Carbonate. (latest reports from Schizoaffective Disorder 6,715 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 6 people are studied for taking Depakote in Schizoaffective disorder




Depakote effectiveness for Schizoaffective disorder


Long term Depakote effectiveness for Schizoaffective disorder

Depakote effectiveness for Schizoaffective disorder (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall00600
Long term
(1+ years)
00500

Gender of people who take Depakote for Schizoaffective disorder * :

FemaleMale
Schizoaffective disorder33.33%66.67%

Age of people who take Depakote for Schizoaffective disorder * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Schizoaffective disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Who find Depakote more effective for Schizoaffective disorder?

Gender of people who find Depakote more effective * :

n/a

Age of people who find Depakote more effective * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Seizure patient was on depakote for 16 years now on keppra 1500 mg.
    I am 28 years old and been off depakote for 5 months. I started keppra to control my seizure disorder, which works great. But for the past year I have developed osteoarthritis in my thoracic, si joints, and lumbar. I get alot of muscle hypersensitivity and pain. Can any of this be due to long term effects of seizure meds?
  • Depakote er affected by grapefruit
    I have taken Depakote ER for since 2005 for epilepsy. Once stabilized many years ago seizures and auras have not been bothering me. Until I recently ate three grapefruits over three days. After a few days, when the grapefruit cleared my system, the seizures and auras ceased. Therefore, grapefruit does affect how Depakote ER acts on your system.

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  • If a person smokes 7-8 cigerettes a day will they interfere with the affectiveness of the medication.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • I felel sleepy, and tired a lot. My thoughts are still disorganized. I have problems trying to clean house, organize my papers, paperwork and books. But I still am able to do my crossword puzzles. My eyes are sensitive to light. I have problems trying to express myself now. I used to be more extroverted in my speech and such, but since I was switched over from Geodon to Loxapine I am now much shyer and quieter. I do not like this. I prefer being a motor-mouth than being so much more quieter.

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