Depakote and Ammonia increased - from FDA reports
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 Dilantin, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Ammonia increased with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 16, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 350 people (0.92%) have Ammonia Increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Ammonia Increased *:
- < 1 month: 40 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2 %
- 10+ years: 6 %
Gender of people who have Ammonia Increased when taking Depakote *:
- female: 44.9 %
- male: 55.1 %
Age of people who have Ammonia Increased when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.19 %
- 10-19: 11.16 %
- 20-29: 10.7 %
- 30-39: 18.14 %
- 40-49: 17.67 %
- 50-59: 22.79 %
- 60+: 15.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (34 people, 9.71%)
- Convulsion (30 people, 8.57%)
- Epilepsy (17 people, 4.86%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (9 people, 2.57%)
- Schizoaffective Disorder (8 people, 2.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Risperdal (17 people, 4.86%)
- Dilantin (17 people, 4.86%)
- Seroquel (16 people, 4.57%)
- Abilify (16 people, 4.57%)
- Klonopin (14 people, 4.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Confusional State (33 people, 9.43%)
- Fatigue (31 people, 8.86%)
- Convulsion (26 people, 7.43%)
- Confusion (26 people, 7.43%)
- Sedation (19 people, 5.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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