Drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Depakote and Advil pm together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Depakote and Advil pm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 39,038 users)
Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine citrate; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Advil pm 551 users)
On Oct, 15, 2016
2 people who take Depakote, Advil Pm are studied.
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I have take. Advil PM daily for probably close to a year to help with sleep. Read a recent study saying how bad it is for you. So I stopped taking it. First day no issues. Slept find. But by day 2 I was suffering from severe headache and nausea that lasted bad for 3 days. Felt like my head was swollen. The pain was everywhere in my head. So weird! By the 5 day I am only suffering from occasional head pain. I definitely feel like it was withdrawal symptoms from quiting Advil PM cold turkey. I am never sick.
Hi! I'm new to the group and glad to find people who are dealing with bipolar. I have been on dep for awhile but just started gettting hand tremors. And my hair is falling out!!! Is that going to stop? Is it permanent? I emailed my doc and he told me to stop taking dep and we would discuss it st the next appointment. But that's not for 3 months! I have several bad episodes this year and can't afford to deal with that again after finally getting more stable. Ugh. Side effects suck! Thoughts?!
On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Advil pm (diphenhydramine citrate; ibuprofen) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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