Review: taking Depakote and Advil Pm together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among 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 50 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 30,936 Depakote users) Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 227 Advil pm users)
What are the drugs
Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)
Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 227 Advil pm users)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 50 people who take Depakote, Advil Pm are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
- Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Insomnia||Convulsion||Convulsion||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||n/a||Pneumonia||n/a||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Hypersensitivity||Tardive Dyskinesia||Contusion||Impaired Work Ability||Pancreatitis Acute||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Blood Pressure Systolic Increased||Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased||Alopecia||Hyperglycaemia||Orthopnoea||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control|
|Mania||Hepatic Enzyme Increased||Dizziness||Hyperglycaemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome||Renal Failure||Vision Blurred|
|Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased||Alopecia||Fatigue||Neurogenic Bladder||Renal Impairment||Tremor|
|Convulsion||Contusion||Vision Blurred||Somnolence||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Vomiting|
|Tardive Dyskinesia||Tremor||Tremor||Tremor||Renal Failure Acute|
|Fatigue||Vomiting||Nervous System Disorder||Diarrhoea|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Lung Infection||Clostridium Difficile Colitis|
|Renal Failure Acute||Hypokalaemia|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Mental Status Changes|
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||Metaplasia||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Renal Failure Acute||Vomiting|
|Endocardial Fibrosis||Impaired Work Ability||Depression||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Lung Infection||Nausea|
|Mobility Decreased||Hyperglycaemia||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Convulsion||Aspergillosis||Agitation|
|Subcutaneous Nodule||Hyperglycaemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome||Dyspnoea||Diabetic Complication||Respiratory Failure||Asthenia|
|Extremity Contracture||Injection Site Mass||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Coma||Sinus Tachycardia||Hypertension|
|Pain In Extremity||Somnolence||Hypercholesterolaemia||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Hypernatraemia||Clostridium Difficile Colitis|
|Skin Fibrosis||Eye Pain||Anxiety||Oedema Peripheral||Diabetic Complication||Cardio-respiratory Arrest|
|Xerosis||Drug Ineffective||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Mental Disorder||Febrile Neutropenia||Staphylococcal Infection|
|Fibrosis||Adverse Drug Reaction||Urticaria||Headache||Paralysis||Hypokalaemia|
|Joint Contracture||Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin||Loss Of Employment||Diabetic Coma||Bacterial Infection||Hypomagnesaemia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Bipolar 2 since 1975. recently d/c'd lithium. looking for a treatment that will not make glaucoma condition worse (1 answer)
I am trying to determine which medication to use now that my 40 year successful run with Lithium is over. (The kdneys say it's time to quit). However, I do not want to increase intraocular pressure by using a medication known to increase said pressure. Most importantly, I do not want to lose my livelihood or cause my family and friends unforeseen difficulty due to ineffective medications. I have little faith in the alternatives and see Depakote, Geodon, and Lamictal as poor seconds at
best. Any suggestions???
- Can clyndamican cause a seizure while taking depakote
I am currently taking Depakote Extended Realease 1000mgs at bedtime with Clyndamican an antibiotic. I have been feeling dizzy, fatigue, headaches, body aches, sore throat, and pain and pressure in my chest. I would like to know if these two medications mixed together are causing me these problems, and if it can cause me a seizure.
- Any information on deaths from taking lyica and high doses of alprazolam (1 answer)
My Mother was a healthy 89 yr old with no healt issues, she was put on anxiety medicine, which she took regularly. She was also taking Lyric and had just started her Macular degeneration shots. She was prone to bladder infections and we went to the dr. for that, labs showed high calcium, within one week I had to take her to the emergency room, within one day she was on oxygen, within three days she was in the ICU intubated and unresponsive. She remained in ICU for 4 days had renal failure and died two days later.
- My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs? (1 answer)
Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? I either need to get some acceptance or find answers to the effects this medicine is causing..afraid to change up her medicines but needless to say I am worried...
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- 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.
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
- Depakote is used in:
- Advil pm is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Depakote alternatives:
- Advil pm alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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