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Review: Depakote and Trazodone





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Depakote and Trazodone together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Depakote and Trazodone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,841 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 30,928 users)

Trazodone hydrochloride has active ingredients of trazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Trazodone hydrochloride 6,611 users)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,841 people who take Depakote, Trazodone Hydrochloride are studied

Depakote, Trazodone Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
- Trazodone Hydrochloride (trazodone hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Depakote is effective50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride is effective28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
13.33%
(2 of 15 people)
0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
RashDrug Exposure During PregnancyType 2 Diabetes MellitusBack PainDrug Exposure During PregnancyType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
DyspnoeaVentricular Septal DefectDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusVentricular Septal DefectObesityDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDiabetes Mellitus
Weight IncreasedAtrial Septal DefectPainDiabetic NeuropathyType 2 Diabetes MellitusPancreatitisObesityWeight Increased
PyrexiaAggressionBack PainBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAtrial Septal DefectBlood Triglycerides IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusNausea
FatigueAnxietySuicidal IdeationNeuropathy PeripheralRespiratory DistressDiabetes MellitusBreast MassBlood Cholesterol Increased
Confusional StateApnoeaNeuropathy PeripheralBlood Triglycerides IncreasedFoetal Distress SyndromePainPerirectal AbscessHeadache
ErythemaPainHeadacheMusculoskeletal DisorderApnoeaAbdominal Pain UpperThrombosisDepression
Ammonia IncreasedFoetal Distress SyndromeConstipationSpinal Column StenosisAnaemiaBack PainDiabetic NeuropathyObesity
Chest PainRespiratory DistressWeight IncreasedHyperglycaemiaObesityHyperglycaemiaBlood Glucose IncreasedSuicidal Ideation
PainAnaemiaNauseaHyperlipidaemiaHypertrophyWeight IncreasedProteinuriaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Depakote is effective42.86%
(18 of 42 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride is effective27.91%
(12 of 43 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Weight IncreasedFatigue
NauseaBlood Cholesterol Increased
HeadacheWeight Increased
DepressionTremor
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedChest Pain
ObesityNausea
DizzinessSuicidal Ideation
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depakote is effectiven/an/a14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
62.50%
(10 of 16 people)
8.11%
(3 of 37 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
23.08%
(3 of 13 people)
Trazodone Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/a14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
5.13%
(2 of 39 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
30.77%
(4 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscular WeaknessSuicidal BehaviourNeuroleptic Malignant SyndromeDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusConfusional State
ConvulsionStaringCompartment SyndromeType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
AggressionWeight IncreasedDrug Administration ErrorWeight IncreasedObesityBlood Cholesterol IncreasedInsomniaTremor
TremorAggressionRhabdomyolysisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight IncreasedNeuropathy PeripheralNeuropathy PeripheralNausea
Neoplasm MalignantDyspnoeaExtremity NecrosisHeadacheNauseaWeight IncreasedHyperglycaemiaConstipation
Cerebrovascular AccidentIntentional Self-injuryAggressionDizzinessDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDizzinessSuicidal Ideation
AgitationScreamingAgitationAbdominal PainBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic NeuropathyObesityMyocardial Infarction
Foaming At MouthHomicidal IdeationAngerObesityPancreatitisDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlTremorFall
Tardive DyskinesiaAgitationWeight IncreasedSuicidal IdeationHypertensionChest PainOverdoseHeadache
BiteDepressionBlood Triglycerides IncreasedVision BlurredNauseaDepressionType 2 Diabetes Mellitus

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • 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.
  • I'm starting 7.5 mg remeron tonight , how can i expect to feal in the morning? (1 answer)
    Long period of depression desperate to find something that will work quik and give me some energy.
  • Do you have issues snoring from testosterone
    I was in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, had a TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, 2005.JULY 28THlevels were extremely low. my V.A. doctor put me on testesterone 2011 BREAST CANCER, AUG 11TH 2012 HIT AND RUN ON MY MOTORCYCLE. DUE TO all the pain meds chemo, etcetera. MY testosterone. At first it was the best thing that had happened to me since I woke up in the hospital now I snore like a drunk Marined. and the culprit is the testosterone. I need to save my marriage and do something aboot this. any ideas what I can do
  • Can long-term methadone use cause or increase the risk of colon cancer?
    I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay my bills.
    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
    Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
    I've been taking methadone since early 2004, a little over ten years, now. I've had high blood pressure since my injury.

    Now, I waiting to be scheduled for a colonoscopy, with my father having had polyps and the way I've been feeling..drained, tired all the time, and stomach pains ( in addition to my chronic low back pain), I...
    find myself wondering if there is any relationtionship between the methadone and other meds and cancer?
  • 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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  • Seizure patient was on depakote for 16 years now on keppra 1500 mg.
    I am 28 years old and been off depakote for 5 months. I started keppra to control my seizure disorder, which works great. But for the past year I have developed osteoarthritis in my thoracic, si joints, and lumbar. I get alot of muscle hypersensitivity and pain. Can any of this be due to long term effects of seizure meds?
  • Hit and miss sleep with dextroamphetamine
    Started drug 2 months ago and have seen an improvement in my focus. Ziprosidone for my depression causes me to get dead tired by 7 pm. Once I started taking Dextroamphetamine I started having insomnia 2 times a week. I think I would rather sleep early than stay up all night and then try and stay awake at work. So many drugs and even more side effects. Also Trazadone is no help for getting me to sleep. The only good side affect I have seen is I am down 26 pounds.
  • Michael my son died as a result of kolopin & ambien (6 responses)
    My beautiful son to whom I depended upon took his Life by suicide on July 16, 2013. He had been struggling with a sleep disorder. It seemed to begin in his last year of high school 2010. Mike was very strong in mind and in body. He became a certified personal trainer. He encouraged everyone around him and all of his clients. How can someone so strong be so weak?
    He had been heavily medicated by a sleep doctor, for years this doctor gave him different medicines and he began to show other heath impairments..I could not see so many things that are very clear to me now, I never saw the effect the drugs had on him. he was growing more tired and withdrawn. He knew so much about medicines that I thought he knew what was happening he and I both trusted the doctors. With each new problem that occurred there was always a new drug to try and along with it a new set of side effects. A new doctor was added to his care and this doctor right away gave an RX for Kolopin. He was already taking Ambien and the two dont seem to play well together. Mean while he was growing sicker and sicker. We constantly were going for this test or that test, never once did the sleep doctor ever think that the drugs being given were the cause of all of his distress.
    At one point he was unable to keep food down and was throwing up every day. More test that always revealed the same result. No problem found. The visits to the sleep doctor were the same as well his condition was worsening and chronic. and yet never once did the sleep doctor ever give the drugs a second thought. The known side effects for both of these drugs were suicide for ages between 16 to 22. Until his death I never read about any of the products he was on.
    On July 16, 2013 the day began with Mike not sleeping, he seemed angry, exhausted. he was getting ready to help us out at our office. Once there it seemed like nothing went his way and at one point got into argument with his dad, told me he hated him and decided to go into his office to talk to him. He began to cry, I had to leave for an appointment and I waved to him through a window. I could see him crying. He got up and just left our office. Later we would find that he called his pastor, his cousins and a friend all did not reply. One girl friend of his did, she told him to meet her for drinks he told her what happened and he needed to save money and needed to be at his training job shortly. Within a 15 minute span wrote us a suicide letter, drove off and shot himself. a few minutes after he did a passer bye called 911. They took him to the hospital. The police came to our office to inform us we need to get to the hospital. The shock of all shock.... He passed away 1:04 am on the 17 of July. I never thought I could be so lost and broken as I am. I miss you so much Michael!
  • 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.
  • Trazodone effect memory
    After being on Trazodone 100 mg( to help me sleep because 50mg didn't help)for two weeks, my family begin to notice that I was very forgetful! I researched the Net to see if this was a side effect. I found this site and made up my mind to not continue to take it!!!!!!!!!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

    Reply

    Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:

    Get your medical records
    and consult w/your doctor

    Reply

    trust1983 on Dec, 3, 2012:

    Is it true in the states that a psych doc can up and just leave and refuse to treat you because you tried to kill yourself, especially if you didn't have a contact for life with you r doc?

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Trazodone Hydrochloride (trazodone hydrochloride) 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.

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