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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 3,285 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 (latest outcomes from 3,677 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Depression (latest reports from 1,161,461 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 3,282 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote er. Among them, 107 people (3.26%) 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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