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Review: Seroquel and Depakote

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Seroquel and Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on 5,032 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 4, 2014: 5,032 people who reported to have interactions when taking Seroquel, Depakote are studied

Trend of Seroquel, Depakote's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4051777)

Drug combinations in study:
- Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate)
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Seroquel, Depakote:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)3,852
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus3,801
Blood Cholesterol Increased1,900
Weight Increased1,229
Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)1,010
Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)800
Insomnia (sleeplessness)787
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)753
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control706
Depression679

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Seroquel, Depakote:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus1,207
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)1,207
Blood Cholesterol Increased1,089
Blood Triglycerides Increased841
Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)540
Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)519
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)402
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control400
Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)360
Weight Increased343

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Seroquel16.00%16.00%20.00%32.00%16.00%
Depakote10.00%30.00%36.67%20.00%3.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder
  2. Depression
  3. Anxiety
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Sleep disorder

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa
  2. Risperdal
  3. Abilify
  4. Geodon
  5. Klonopin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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:

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Insomnia since starting Divalproex and Quetiapine Fumarate and thus behavoir issues and agitation has increased.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Since my mothers death, 5 years ago have had increasing nightmares along with, severe depression, memory loss and anxiety. Have had all the problems except for the nightmares before her death. Nightmares are so bad, all though of stress from present and future mixed all together making crazy dreams. Wake up shaking, headaches, heart racing, fear. Talking and screaming in my sleep, tired all day, thinking of nightmares can't concentrate, heart palpitates during the day, tremors, confusion affecting me at work, fear of losing job

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