Review: could Depakote cause Ammonia Increased?


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 29,120 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Ammonia increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Ammonia increased and more.

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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 33,084 users)

Ammonia Increased

Ammonia increased has been reported by people with weakness, diarrhea, weight increased, fatigue, vision blurred (latest reports from 3,081 Ammonia increased patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

29,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 264 people (0.91%) 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: 19.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
  • 10+ years: 5.56 %

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

  • female: 47.21 %
  • male: 52.79 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.47 %
  • 10-19: 10.98 %
  • 20-29: 10.4 %
  • 30-39: 20.23 %
  • 40-49: 18.5 %
  • 50-59: 20.23 %
  • 60+: 16.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (21 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people)
  • Epilepsy (8 people)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (8 people)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperdal (17 people)
  • Dilantin (15 people)
  • Abilify (13 people)
  • Klonopin (11 people)
  • Clonazepam (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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