Autism is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression . We study 29,510 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 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 Depakote 30,578 users)
Autism (a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts) has been reported by people with weight decreased, pseudotumor cerebri, self injurious behaviour, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 1,643 Autism patients).
On Jul, 21, 2016
29,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 38 people (0.13%) have Autism
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hello, I'm not sure what the cause is of my peripheral neuropathy but I have been taking Depakote since I was 29 for seizures that started with no known cause. I didn't even know I had anything wrong until two years ago when I noticed that standing for long periods while performing in one of my concert bands at night, or after walking off a golf course. I stopped walking on the golf courses and using carts but as I was unaware of the cause, it of course didn't help. I also wonder if a gluten sensitivity may be the cause? The symptoms used to be only after those activities, but now I'm starting to experience them even upon awakening. I can't wear shoes without swelling and compression socks as well as socks for diabetics don't offer any relief. I've tried cortisone, acupuncture, massage, creams, everything. I haven't spoken to my neurologist yet about the possibility of the medication even being the cause, but are there people who have stopped taking depakote and noticed any improvement? I'm also taking the generic form called Divalproex, not sure if that makes a difference? Thanks for any input!
My grandson is 12. He started taking depakote 4 months ago. He has been having blue bowels, all of a sudden, and vomiting, along with severe stomach cramps. Is this happening with anyone else? if so, what needs to be done?
I am desperate to find some help, my son is 13 years old with Cerebral Palsy he was born premature at 28 weeks due to twin to twin, around the age of 5 he started having marked episodes, he would stay awake for 5 days in a row, laugh hysterically for hours, or he would have episodes that he ...
My son and I have not had an easy life so the last thing i want to do is have him on medication that could harm him. I have MS, so i am concerned, given my medical history. I just want him to happy and healthy again. It has been ongoing for years, and he is 15 now. on depakote and remeron for 3 ...
I was recently diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia. I stopped the antipsychotic, Geodon and switched to Depakote. I also started Amantadine at the same time. As soon as I started these 2 meds, stuttering started and has become increasingly worse with time. It has been 2 months and now I can barely ...
Hello, I'm not sure what the cause is of my peripheral neuropathy but I have been taking Depakote since I was 29 for seizures that started with no known cause. I didn't even know I had anything wrong until two years ago when I noticed that standing for long periods while performing in one of my ...
I have been taking only 250mg of depakote daily for about a month and find myself sleeping a little too much. Last night, according to my wife, I slept close to 10 hours. I am a little concerned that too much sleep could be a problem.
I took mescaline and many other psychedelics. I have autism. I had my autism way before I did any psychedelic drugs. Psychedelics helped me learn how to deal with my autism. I have very high functioning autism/aspergers so I can communicate very well. I started taking psychedelics because I was ...
My son was put on Vimpat in conjunction with Depakote because on Depakote alone he was continuing to have seizures. Since adding Vimpat, he has had a seizure which was far more severe than on Depakote alone.
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