Autism is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression . We study 33,934 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 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 39,038 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 depression, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, drug exposure during pregnancy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 3,161 Autism patients).
On Oct, 14, 2016
33,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 70 people (0.21%) have Autism
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I was diagnosed with what (today) is called Aspergers when I was 8 years old. At 57, I was diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of endometrial cancer, and only given 20% chance of living 5 years. But I've already lived 4 years. And I'm healthy enough to run marathons, nowadays.
Hi! I'm new to the group and glad to find people who are dealing with bipolar. I have been on dep for awhile but just started gettting hand tremors. And my hair is falling out!!! Is that going to stop? Is it permanent? I emailed my doc and he told me to stop taking dep and we would discuss it st the next appointment. But that's not for 3 months! I have several bad episodes this year and can't afford to deal with that again after finally getting more stable. Ugh. Side effects suck! Thoughts?!
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 ...
Hi! I'm new to the group and glad to find people who are dealing with bipolar. I have been on dep for awhile but just started gettting hand tremors. And my hair is falling out!!! Is that going to stop? Is it permanent? I emailed my doc and he told me to stop taking dep and we would discuss it st ...
I was diagnosed with what (today) is called Aspergers when I was 8 years old. At 57, I was diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of endometrial cancer, and only given 20% chance of living 5 years. But I've already lived 4 years. And I'm healthy enough to run marathons, ...
I took depakote for around twenty years. I had an MRI showing a T2-flair last year. I have almost all MS symptoms currently. I am no longer taking depakpte. I crave to eat the kind of thngs myelin is made of: like protein, meat connective tissue. High potasium foods, fat, cheese, green leaves, ...
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