Topamax vs Depakote for a female patient aged 52
Summary: 6,798 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is personalized comparison of Topamax vs Depakote for a female aged 52. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,629 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,954 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
What is the symptom
Long-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,451 Long-term memory loss patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 6,798 female patients aged 47 who take the same drugs are studied in Topamax vs Depakote
Information of patient in study:
|Gender||Age||Reason for the drug|
Drugs to compare:
|Topamax||topiramate||Ortho Mcneil Janssen|
eHealthMe real world results:
For females aged 47 (±5):
Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
(outcome and its % of total reports)
|Topamax (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)||Depakote (Abbott)|
|Long-term Memory Loss||3.50%||2.75%|
Most common side effects:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Topamax (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)||Depakote (Abbott)|
|Fatigue||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Migraine (130 drugs in 3,902 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
Side effects in real world:
On eHealthMe, Topamax (topiramate) is often used to treat migraine. Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Topamax is used in:
- Depakote is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Topamax alternatives:
- Depakote alternatives:
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