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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 Depakote er, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 29,605 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 301 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 30,936 Depakote users)

Ammonia increased

Ammonia increased has been reported by people with hepatitis c, hepatic neoplasm malignant, convulsion, epilepsy, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,908 Ammonia increased patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 29,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 301 people (1.02%) have Ammonia Increased.

Trend of Ammonia increased in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Ammonia increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ammonia increased49.09%20.00%12.73%7.27%7.27%1.82%1.82%

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

FemaleMale
Ammonia increased44.65%55.35%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ammonia increased0.00%2.99%10.68%15.81%17.52%16.24%20.51%16.24%

Severity of Ammonia increased when taking Depakote ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ammonia increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (39 people, 12.96%)
  2. Convulsion (36 people, 11.96%)
  3. Bipolar i disorder (16 people, 5.32%)
  4. Epilepsy (11 people, 3.65%)
  5. Depression (8 people, 2.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote er (72 people, 23.92%)
  2. Atenolol (35 people, 11.63%)
  3. Aspirin (25 people, 8.31%)
  4. Folic acid (24 people, 7.97%)
  5. Carbamazepine (22 people, 7.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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