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Review: could Depakote cause Autism?

We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Autism. Find out below who they are, when they have Autism and more.

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Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,921 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Autism

Autism (mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders) (latest reports from 3,462 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, convulsion, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 29,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 29 people (0.10%) have Autism.

Trend of Autism in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Autism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Autism0.00%0.00%18.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%81.82%

Gender of people who have Autism when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Autism27.78%72.22%

Age of people who have Autism when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autism0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Autism when taking Depakote ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Autism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (13 people, 44.83%)
  2. Impulsive behaviour (10 people, 34.48%)
  3. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (10 people, 34.48%)
  4. Rhinitis allergic (10 people, 34.48%)
  5. Autism (10 people, 34.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (16 people, 55.17%)
  2. Paxil (13 people, 44.83%)
  3. Lorazepam (12 people, 41.38%)
  4. Risperdal (12 people, 41.38%)
  5. Ambien (10 people, 34.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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