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Review: taking Depakote Er and Xanax together

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Depakote Er and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,581 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Depakote Er has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 3,678 Depakote Er users)

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 1,581 people who take Depakote Er, Xanax are studied

Depakote Er, Xanax outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Depakote Er (divalproex sodium)
- Xanax (alprazolam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Depakote Er is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 9 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Xanax is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
ComaDrug Exposure During PregnancyType 2 Diabetes MellitusVentricular Septal DefectNauseaDizzinessThrombosisAnxiety
InsomniaVentricular Septal DefectBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDrug Exposure During PregnancyVomitingFallWeight IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus
Intentional OverdoseAtrial Septal DefectBlood Triglycerides IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainLoss Of ConsciousnessPerirectal AbscessType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Eosinophilic PneumoniaAnaemiaMusculoskeletal DisorderBlood Cholesterol IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusCystitisType 2 Diabetes MellitusDepression
DepressionRespiratory DistressBack PainAtrial Septal DefectSleep Apnoea SyndromePalpitationsObesityHeadache
DyspnoeaFoetal Distress SyndromeDiabetic NeuropathyApnoeaHyperglycaemiaBurning SensationBreast MassWeight Increased
Acute Respiratory Distress SyndromeApnoeaNeuropathy PeripheralAnaemiaDiabetic NeuropathyBlood Count AbnormalDiarrhoeaInsomnia
SomnolenceAnxietySpinal Column StenosisRespiratory DistressHypoglycaemiaBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDiabetic KetoacidosisNausea
NeutropeniaAortic DisorderHyperlipidaemiaFoetal Distress SyndromeDiabetic ComaConvulsionDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDizziness
Loss Of ConsciousnessSepsisDiabetes MellitusBack PainConvulsionFull Blood Count DecreasedThrombophlebitis SuperficialPain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Depakote Er is effective18.52%
(5 of 27 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
Xanax is effective44.83%
(13 of 29 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
HeadacheDiabetes Mellitus
DepressionAnxiety
AnxietyType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNausea
Diabetes MellitusDepression
DizzinessVomiting
InsomniaWeight Increased
Weight IncreasedSuicidal Ideation
DyspnoeaAgitation
PainInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depakote Er is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
4.76%
(1 of 21 people)
15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
Xanax is effectiven/an/an/a14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
23.53%
(4 of 17 people)
40.91%
(9 of 22 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeOverdoseWeight IncreasedOverdoseType 2 Diabetes MellitusAnxietyInsomniaFall
Premature BabyHepatic FailurePancreatitis AcuteSuicide AttemptDiabetes MellitusDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusLoss Of Consciousness
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome NeonatalComaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDiabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusHypertensionAnaemia
Drug Exposure During PregnancyBrain DamageDiabetes MellitusConvulsionNauseaDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDizziness
Agitation NeonatalGastric DisorderType 2 Diabetes MellitusArthralgiaPainDepressionArteriosclerosis Coronary Artery
HyperglycaemiaWeight IncreasedAnxietyHeadacheHeadacheBurning Sensation
HyperinsulinaemiaHyperammonaemiaDepressionInsomniaAnxietyPalpitations
Glucose Tolerance ImpairedAbdominal PainDizzinessNeuropathy PeripheralAbdominal PainHeadache
Urinary RetentionMetabolic AcidosisObesitySuicidal IdeationLoss Of ConsciousnessWeight Decreased
Tremor NecObesityVision BlurredChest PainBack PainUrinary Tract Infection

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I am trying to determine which medication to use now that my 40 year successful run with Lithium is over. (The kdneys say it's time to quit). However, I do not want to increase intraocular pressure by using a medication known to increase said pressure. Most importantly, I do not want to lose my livelihood or cause my family and friends unforeseen difficulty due to ineffective medications. I have little faith in the alternatives and see Depakote, Geodon, and Lamictal as poor seconds at
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    Solu-Medrol was used in the hospital through my IV, for a complicated migraine problem. I do not know if I had some kind of allergic reaction to it, or if that drug just does that to people, but, I was ripping the IV out of my arm! I couldn't stand it! It felt like fire ants were under every inch of my skin crawling and biting me all the way down and back up my arms and legs! It took hours to stop, and it did not help the migraine either.

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On eHealthMe, Depakote Er (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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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