Review: could Depakote er cause Tremor?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,181 people who take Depakote er. Among them, 164 have Tremor. See who they are, when they have Tremor and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote er (latest outcomes from 3,654 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Depakote er include convulsion, weight increased, type 2 diabetes, fatigue, tremor.
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) (latest reports from 399,547 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 2,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote er. Among them, 164 people (5.56%) have Tremor.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (70 people, 42.68%)
- Depression (37 people, 22.56%)
- Convulsion (31 people, 18.90%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 16.46%)
- Epilepsy (24 people, 14.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (21 people, 12.80%)
- Depakote (19 people, 11.59%)
- Seroquel (19 people, 11.59%)
- Divalproex sodium (16 people, 9.76%)
- Lamictal (15 people, 9.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Ativan 4 mg per day Depakote 1000 mg per day Imipramine Pamolate 225 mg per day severe head shaking. was on 8 mg per day of Ativan six months ago. Tremors subside mostly once Ativan taken
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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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