Review: could Depakote cause Ammonia Increased?


Summary

Ammonia increased is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 33,356 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 277 have Ammonia increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Ammonia increased and more.

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Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 38,405 users)

Ammonia Increased

Ammonia increased has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, weight increased, drowsiness, diarrhea, dehydration (latest reports from 3,856 Ammonia increased patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

33,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 277 people (0.83%) have Ammonia Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Ammonia increased?

Time on Depakote when people have Ammonia Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Ammonia Increased when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 47.35 %
  • male: 52.65 %

Age of people who have Ammonia Increased when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.47 %
  • 10-19: 11.17 %
  • 20-29: 10.61 %
  • 30-39: 19.55 %
  • 40-49: 18.44 %
  • 50-59: 19.55 %
  • 60+: 16.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (22 people, 7.94%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (22 people, 7.94%)
  • Epilepsy (12 people, 4.33%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (8 people, 2.89%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (6 people, 2.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperdal (17 people, 6.14%)
  • Dilantin (16 people, 5.78%)
  • Abilify (14 people, 5.05%)
  • Klonopin (13 people, 4.69%)
  • Topamax (12 people, 4.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Lethargy (25 people, 9.03%)
  • Confusional State (24 people, 8.66%)
  • Convulsion (20 people, 7.22%)
  • Depressed Level Of Consciousness (19 people, 6.86%)
  • Confusion (17 people, 6.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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