Review: could Depakote er cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Depakote er, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 3,290 people who have side effects while taking Depakote er from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Depakote er has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 3,683 Depakote er users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 277,524 Depression patients)
On Apr, 18, 2015: 3,290 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote er. Among them, 107 people (3.25%) have Depression.
Time on Depakote er when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote er * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote er * :
Severity of Depression when taking Depakote er ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (39 people, 36.45%)
- Depression (23 people, 21.50%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (20 people, 18.69%)
- Convulsion (15 people, 14.02%)
- Asthma (14 people, 13.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (36 people, 33.64%)
- Seroquel (31 people, 28.97%)
- Geodon (19 people, 17.76%)
- Lexapro (18 people, 16.82%)
- Prozac (17 people, 15.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Codeprex, Celexa, Depakote for a 40-year old woman with Pain, Pain, Depression, Migraine With Aura.
Recent Depakote er related drug comparison:
- Comparions of ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE, MELOXICAM, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, DIVALPROEX, METHOCARBAMOL for a 33-year old man who has PTSD
- Comparions of Trazodone Hydrochloride, Olanzapine, Depakote Er for a 22-year old man who has Bipolar 2
- Comparions of Januvia, Glimepiride, Glucophage, Depakote, Abilify for a 45-year old woman who has Mental Disability
- Comparions of Levetiracetam, Epival for a 26-year old woman who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Vimpat, Depakote Er for a 36-year old woman who has Partial Seizures With Secondary Generalisation
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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