Review: could Depakote er cause Depression?
We study 3,280 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 3,670 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Depression (latest reports from 1,149,056 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 24, 2014: 3,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote er. Among them, 107 people (3.26%) have Depression. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,150,087 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.
Time on Depakote er when people have Depression * :
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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 ** :
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How people recovered from Depression ** :
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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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