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 29,616 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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,947 Depakote users)
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 Feb, 3, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 301 people (1.02%) have Ammonia Increased.
Time on Depakote when people have Ammonia increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ammonia increased||49.09%||20.00%||12.73%||7.27%||7.27%||1.82%||1.82% |
Gender of people who have Ammonia increased when taking Depakote * :
|Ammonia increased||44.65%||55.35% |
Age of people who have Ammonia increased when taking Depakote * :
|Ammonia increased||0.00%||2.99%||10.68%||15.81%||17.52%||16.24%||20.51%||16.24% |
Severity of Ammonia increased when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Ammonia increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (39 people, 12.96%)
- Convulsion (36 people, 11.96%)
- Bipolar i disorder (16 people, 5.32%)
- Epilepsy (11 people, 3.65%)
- Depression (8 people, 2.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote er (72 people, 23.92%)
- Atenolol (35 people, 11.63%)
- Aspirin (25 people, 8.31%)
- Folic acid (24 people, 7.97%)
- Carbamazepine (22 people, 7.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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