Review: Seroquel and Depakote
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Seroquel and Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,152 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,084 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,926 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 5,152 people who take Seroquel, Depakote are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate)
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Seroquel is effective||36.84%|
(7 of 19 people)
(7 of 25 people)
(5 of 14 people)
(6 of 19 people)
(10 of 26 people)
(8 of 11 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(2 of 3 people)
|Depakote is effective||25.00%|
(4 of 16 people)
(7 of 28 people)
(5 of 13 people)
(5 of 12 people)
(8 of 27 people)
(7 of 10 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(1 of 2 people)
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|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Aggression||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Obesity||Obesity||Weight Increased|
|Suicidal Ideation||Suicidal Ideation||Obesity||Obesity||Obesity||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Renal Failure||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Somnolence||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Hyperlipidaemia||Hyperlipidaemia||Hyperlipidaemia||Convulsion||Pancreatitis|
|Depression||Depression||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Neuropathy Peripheral||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Hyperglycaemia||Neuropathy Peripheral||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control|
|Vomiting||Pancreatitis||Hyperglycaemia||Weight Increased||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Obesity|
|Mania||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Fatigue||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Diabetic Neuropathy||Insomnia|
|Confusional State||Hyperglycaemia||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Diabetic Neuropathy||Hypertension||Back Pain||Weight Increased||Hyperglycaemia|
|Agitation||Somnolence||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Back Pain||Diabetic Neuropathy||Neuropathy Peripheral||Diabetic Nephropathy||Diabetic Ketoacidosis|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Seroquel is effective||40.35%|
(23 of 57 people)
(23 of 63 people)
|Depakote is effective||38.98%|
(23 of 59 people)
(18 of 60 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Weight Increased||Weight Increased|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Obesity||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Obesity|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Seroquel is effective||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 20 people)
(12 of 33 people)
(13 of 59 people)
(11 of 31 people)
(6 of 21 people)
(1 of 18 people)
|Depakote is effective||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(4 of 21 people)
(9 of 30 people)
(13 of 57 people)
(6 of 34 people)
(8 of 21 people)
(1 of 18 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Pancreatitis||Overdose||Suicidal Ideation||Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Drug Ineffective||Weight Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Convulsion||Weight Increased||Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Insomnia||Tremor|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Suicidal Ideation||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Obesity||Neuropathy Peripheral||Somnolence||Confusional State|
|Neutropenia||Convulsion||Aggression||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Weight Increased||Fall|
|Thrombocytopenia||Insomnia||Abnormal Behaviour||Pancreatitis||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Diabetic Neuropathy||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Insomnia|
|Suicidal Ideation||Aggression||Agitation||Obesity||Pancreatitis||Weight Increased||Hyperglycaemia||Weight Increased|
|Cerebrovascular Accident||Somnolence||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Suicidal Ideation||Diabetic Neuropathy||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Tremor||Fatigue|
|Depression||Hyperglycaemia||Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||Hypertension||Chest Pain||Depression||Diarrhoea|
|Weight Increased||Petit Mal Epilepsy||White Blood Cell Count Decreased||Hypertension||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Obesity||Anxiety||Anaemia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Does anyone have experience of taking the supplement gaba with seroquel/quetiapine at night to aid sleep?. taking quetiapine 150 mg gives inconsistent sleep.
(Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia, and takes Seroquel)
With seroquel my sleep is inconsistent and if I have a bad night's sleep, I don't just feel tired, I feel breathless, headache, strange sensations, as if I haven't slept off side effects. It can make me feel relaxed when I take it but not sleepy.
- What are the drug interactions of seroquel and belviq
(Asked by a 34 year old woman who takes Belviq, Seroquel)
My doctor won't Belviq because he says there is a drug interaction. What is it he couldn't tell me.
- 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?
(Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
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'm on 1 1/12 mg of suboxone. would i have to go off of it if i need major surgery?
(Asked by a 72 year old woman who takes Wellbutrin, Synthroid, Seroquel, Neurontin, Nexium, Losartan, Lamictal, Cardizem La)
I was taking about 5 to 15 mg of Percocet a day and wanted to get off them. If I don't take suboxone at night I get EXTREME discomfort down my left leg & can not sleep due to pressure on my lower back (that's why I had to take Percocet). I have tried NUMEROUS meds over the past 20 yrs & nothing work ...
- Does albuterol sometimes show up as speed in your system when combined with other drugs
(Asked by a 43 year old woman who has Cailin, Tested Positive For Speed, and takes Norco, Cymbalta, Depakote)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. 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:
- Seroquel is used in:
- Depakote is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Seroquel alternatives:
- Depakote alternatives:
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