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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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)
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
Drug combinations in study:
- Depakote Er (divalproex sodium)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
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|
|Depakote Er is effective||14.29%|
(1 of 7 people)
(2 of 9 people)
(2 of 7 people)
(0 of 9 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 2 people)
|Xanax is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 3 people)
(4 of 7 people)
(3 of 7 people)
(3 of 6 people)
(4 of 12 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(5 of 7 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|
|Coma||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Ventricular Septal Defect||Nausea||Dizziness||Thrombosis||Anxiety|
|Insomnia||Ventricular Septal Defect||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Vomiting||Fall||Weight Increased||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Intentional Overdose||Atrial Septal Defect||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Pain||Loss Of Consciousness||Perirectal Abscess||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Eosinophilic Pneumonia||Anaemia||Musculoskeletal Disorder||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Cystitis||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Depression|
|Depression||Respiratory Distress||Back Pain||Atrial Septal Defect||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome||Palpitations||Obesity||Headache|
|Dyspnoea||Foetal Distress Syndrome||Diabetic Neuropathy||Apnoea||Hyperglycaemia||Burning Sensation||Breast Mass||Weight Increased|
|Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome||Apnoea||Neuropathy Peripheral||Anaemia||Diabetic Neuropathy||Blood Count Abnormal||Diarrhoea||Insomnia|
|Somnolence||Anxiety||Spinal Column Stenosis||Respiratory Distress||Hypoglycaemia||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Nausea|
|Neutropenia||Aortic Disorder||Hyperlipidaemia||Foetal Distress Syndrome||Diabetic Coma||Convulsion||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Dizziness|
|Loss Of Consciousness||Sepsis||Diabetes Mellitus||Back Pain||Convulsion||Full Blood Count Decreased||Thrombophlebitis Superficial||Pain|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Depakote Er is effective||18.52%|
(5 of 27 people)
(4 of 16 people)
|Xanax is effective||44.83%|
(13 of 29 people)
(7 of 17 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Anxiety||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Nausea|
|Weight Increased||Suicidal Ideation|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Depakote Er is effective||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 21 people)
(2 of 13 people)
(3 of 21 people)
(2 of 12 people)
(1 of 6 people)
|Xanax is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||14.29%|
(3 of 21 people)
(4 of 17 people)
(9 of 22 people)
(3 of 11 people)
(2 of 6 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome||Overdose||Weight Increased||Overdose||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Anxiety||Insomnia||Fall|
|Premature Baby||Hepatic Failure||Pancreatitis Acute||Suicide Attempt||Diabetes Mellitus||Depression||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Loss Of Consciousness|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome Neonatal||Coma||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Hypertension||Anaemia|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Brain Damage||Diabetes Mellitus||Convulsion||Nausea||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Dizziness|
|Agitation Neonatal||Gastric Disorder||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Arthralgia||Pain||Depression||Arteriosclerosis Coronary Artery|
|Hyperglycaemia||Weight Increased||Anxiety||Headache||Headache||Burning Sensation|
|Glucose Tolerance Impaired||Abdominal Pain||Dizziness||Neuropathy Peripheral||Abdominal Pain||Headache|
|Urinary Retention||Metabolic Acidosis||Obesity||Suicidal Ideation||Loss Of Consciousness||Weight Decreased|
|Tremor Nec||Obesity||Vision Blurred||Chest Pain||Back Pain||Urinary Tract Infection|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I started Daliresp tab.and i began having a really bad rash in my private parts .. by the 3rd day i started having awful pain in my lower back with some light blood in my urin, now i have this severe pain and its as if i have a light perioud. i had a comple hysterectomy in 2003,due to overian cancer. i will call my pulmonaligist who put me on this medication on monday the 26th . but i am concern thats why i am asking ...
- Can the effects of xanax manifest without the drug after longterm abuse
Facial numbness jaw and lips, paranoia,belligerence. Stupor false memories or delusions stays inside mostly accelerated aging, denial , she claims her prescription was stolen then I think she found them ,she denies taking stuff but she acts as if in a stupor like she's on something but she denies it and its lasting days now can this be a memory of the drug I mean her body acting as if she had drug because of long term use
- Bipolar 2 since 1975. recently d/c'd lithium. looking for a treatment that will not make glaucoma condition worse (1 answer)
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
best. Any suggestions???
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I am feeling weak, out of breath, and have difficulty walking due to my swelling, achiness, and slight pain! I was feeling fine just a few weeks ago......... had traveled and had no complaints........
- Can xanax use cause female hair loss?
I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
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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.
I was in a car accident in 2000. My lower back was trashed, and had to be reconstructed basically. I have fusions and titanium, all of this as causd many other health problems to arise over the last 10 years. But, I live a pretty normal life, most people don't even know there is anything wrong with me. : )
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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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Complete drug side effects:
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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Depakote er is used in:
- Xanax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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