Review: Depakote and Advil Pm
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.
What are the drugs
Depakote (what 30,913 Depakote users reported?) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is used in bipolar disorder.
Advil pm (what 225 Advil Pm users reported?) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is used in insomnia.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 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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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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