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Review: Depakote and Olanzapine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Depakote and Olanzapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,479 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,921 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Olanzapine (latest outcomes from 12,152 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 4,479 people who take Depakote, Olanzapine are studied

Depakote, Olanzapine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
- Olanzapine (olanzapine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Depakote is effective0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
(1 of 9 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(0 of 4 people)
(2 of 6 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 5 people)
Olanzapine is effective28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
(1 of 12 people)
(1 of 6 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(3 of 3 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus
ComaType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight Increased
OverdoseWeight IncreasedHypertensionHypertensionType 2 Diabetes MellitusHypertensionObesityType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
PyrexiaBlood Triglycerides IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusHypertensionType 2 Diabetes MellitusThrombosisPancreatitis
NeutropeniaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPancreatitisHyperglycaemiaPancreatitisBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDiabetes MellitusHypertension
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusConvulsionType 2 Diabetes MellitusBlood Triglycerides IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedObesityBreast MassHyperglycaemia
Weight IncreasedHyperglycaemiaSomnolenceDiabetic KetoacidosisHyperglycaemiaHyperglycaemiaPerirectal AbscessBlood Cholesterol Increased
Confusional StateDiabetic KetoacidosisConfusional StateBlood Cholesterol IncreasedObesityDiabetic ComaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic Ketoacidosis
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedAgitationVision BlurredObesityBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDiabetic KetoacidosisFeeling AbnormalBlood Triglycerides Increased
DisorientationChest PainBlood Triglycerides IncreasedPancreatitisChest PainBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight DecreasedObesity

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Depakote is effective15.00%
(3 of 20 people)
(4 of 20 people)
Olanzapine is effective16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
(8 of 22 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
Weight IncreasedWeight Increased
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
PancreatitisDiabetic Ketoacidosis
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedHypertension
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedPancreatitis
HyperglycaemiaBlood Cholesterol Increased
Diabetic KetoacidosisOverdose

Drug effectiveness by age :

Depakote is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(2 of 27 people)
(1 of 13 people)
(1 of 15 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(1 of 11 people)
Olanzapine is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(3 of 27 people)
(2 of 11 people)
(1 of 15 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(2 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Weight IncreasedAggressionWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
Suicidal IdeationWeight IncreasedAgitationDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusTremor
Apgar Score LowBipolar DisorderSuicidal IdeationType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedConfusional State
Muscular WeaknessConvulsionAggressionDiabetic KetoacidosisObesityBlood Cholesterol IncreasedHypertensionFall
Drug Exposure During PregnancyIntentional Self-injuryAbnormal BehaviourBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPancreatitisBlood Triglycerides IncreasedHyperglycaemiaRenal Failure Acute
Developmental DelayManiaManiaSedationHyperglycaemiaPancreatitisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
AggressionHomicidal IdeationDepressionHyperglycaemiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedHypertensionPancreatitisHypertension
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAgitationOverdoseOverdoseDiabetic KetoacidosisHyperglycaemiaBlood Triglycerides IncreasedWeight Increased
DepressionInsomniaSuicide AttemptSuicidal IdeationDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDiabetic KetoacidosisChest PainUrinary Tract Infection
ConvulsionSuicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusPancreatitisBlood Triglycerides IncreasedChest PainAnxietyHypotension

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • After doubling my Depakote dose, my abdomen is swollen and I am so dizzy and hallucinating so badly I can barely read. My nausea and pain are so severe, very effective drugs at doses that are a significant amount to my system are barely helping. Due to the weather and thus swelling of my previous Chiai Malformation Decompression Brain Surgery site, I have significant and debilitating headache pain and other Chiari symptoms are much worse than usual.


  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • symptoms became pronounced immediately after introduction of olanzapine (5mg), No previous history of paranoia


  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • I had exposer to bath salts


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On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Olanzapine (olanzapine) 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.

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