Review: taking Depakote and Trazodone hydrochloride together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Depakote and Trazodone hydrochloride together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Depakote and Trazodone hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,680 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 33,660 users)

Trazodone Hydrochloride

Trazodone hydrochloride has active ingredients of trazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Trazodone hydrochloride 6,773 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

1,680 people who take Depakote, Trazodone Hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Depakote and Trazodone hydrochloride drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Depakote:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Depakote:
  • female: 39.0% - (17 of 43 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  • female: 29.0% - (13 of 44 people)
  • male: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Depakote:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (10 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 21.0% - (4 of 19 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • granulocytopenia
  • overdose
  • depression
  • urinary incontinence
  • weight increased
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • ventricular septal defect
  • atrial septal defect
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • apnoea
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • pain
  • respiratory distress
6 - 12 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • cerebral infarction
  • emotional distress
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • general physical health deterioration
1 - 2 years:
  • back pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • appendicitis
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • ventricular septal defect
  • atrial septal defect
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • respiratory distress
  • anaemia
  • apnoea
  • diabetes mellitus
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • obesity
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • adverse drug reaction
  • back pain
  • pancreatitis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • hyperglycaemia
  • nausea
  • weight increased
10+ years:
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • hypertension aggravated
  • blood glucose increased
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • proteinuria
  • renal disorder
  • diabetic eye disease
  • obesity
not specified:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • tremor
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • vision blurred
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • aggression
  • tremor
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • aggression
  • convulsion
  • muscular weakness
  • tremor
  • agitation
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • foaming at mouth
  • neoplasm malignant
  • tardive dyskinesia
2-9:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • bipolar disorder
  • bite
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • homicidal ideation
  • intentional self-injury
  • screaming
10-19:
  • aggression
  • affective disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • agitation
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • compartment syndrome
  • drug administration error
  • extremity necrosis
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • anger
20-29:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • vision blurred
  • back pain
30-39:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • obesity
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • vision blurred
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • weight increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
50-59:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • dizziness
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • obesity
  • tremor
  • overdose
  • depression
60+:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
  • confusional state
  • tremor
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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