Lexapro and Depakote drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Depakote together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,473 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,159 users)

Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 39,089 users)

On Feb, 25, 2017

1,473 people who take Lexapro, Depakote are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Depakote drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • suicide attempt
  • eosinophilic pneumonia
  • suicidal ideation
  • convulsion
  • intentional overdose
  • benign breast neoplasm
  • breast cyst
  • somnolence
  • cerebrovascular accident
1 - 6 months:
  • depression
  • pancreatitis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • alopecia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • dehydration
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
6 - 12 months:
  • weight increased
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • major depression
  • overdose
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • alopecia
1 - 2 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • overdose
  • hyperglycaemia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • breast mass
  • cardiac disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • trismus
  • convulsion
  • hypoglycaemia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
  • depression
  • mental impairment
  • diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • abasia
  • dementia
  • dysarthria
  • erythema
10+ years:
  • obesity
  • somnolence
  • breast mass
  • perirectal abscess
  • thrombosis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • headache
  • abdominal discomfort
not specified:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • fatigue
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • tremor
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • anaemia
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • colitis ulcerative
  • constipation
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
2-9:
  • somnolence
  • anticonvulsant drug level increased
  • blood glucose
  • disorientation
  • dizziness
  • drug toxicity
  • fall
  • haematocrit
  • headache
  • lymphocyte count increased
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • aggression
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • abdominal pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hyperhidrosis
  • pyrexia
20-29:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • suicide attempt
30-39:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • weight increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • suicidal ideation
  • depression
  • hyperlipidaemia
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • convulsion
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • somnolence
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • weight decreased
  • anxiety
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • suicidal ideation
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • fall
  • tremor
  • dry mouth
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • muscle twitching

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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