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Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride for a 58-year old woman

This is a study of Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride for a 58 year old female patient who has Seizure - generalized, Lose weight. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 3 female patients aged 58 (±5) who take the drugs from FDA and social media.

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 53

Gender: female

Conditions: Seizure - generalized, Lose weight

Drugs taking:
- Depakote Er - 500MG (divalproex sodium): used for 1 - 6 months
- Phentermine Hydrochloride - 37.5MG (phentermine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

On Jan, 27, 2014: 3 females aged 53 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride are studied

Trend of Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (2988059)

Most common interactions experienced by females aged 53 (±5) in the use of Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride:

InteractionNumber of reports
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)3
Joint Swelling2
Wound Infection Staphylococcal2
Cardiac Murmur Nos1
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1
Mitral Valve Prolapse (heart's mitral valve doesn't work well)1
Dyspnoea Nos1

Most common interactions experienced by females aged 53 (±5) in long term use of Depakote Er, Phentermine Hydrochloride:


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  • My psych just started me on Depakote and lowered my doses of Tegretol and Lamictal as ive been rapid cycling for months now. I've only taken one 250mg tablet last night and I felt crazy energetic in the morning, and now in the evening I have a tension headache, feel like a zombie, am confused, trembling a bit, and crying.


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