Review: could Depakote cause Autism?
Summary: Autism is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 29,616 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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,947 Depakote users)
Autism (mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, convulsion, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 1,721 Autism patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 29 people (0.10%) have Autism.
Time on Depakote when people have Autism * :
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Gender of people who have Autism when taking Depakote * :
Age of people who have Autism when taking Depakote * :
Severity of Autism when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Autism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (13 people, 44.83%)
- Impulsive behaviour (10 people, 34.48%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (10 people, 34.48%)
- Rhinitis allergic (10 people, 34.48%)
- Autism (10 people, 34.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (16 people, 55.17%)
- Paxil (13 people, 44.83%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 41.38%)
- Risperdal (12 people, 41.38%)
- Ambien (10 people, 34.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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