Review: could Depakote cause Blood Triglycerides Increased?


Summary

Blood triglycerides increased is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 33,356 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 888 have Blood triglycerides increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood triglycerides increased and more.

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Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 38,406 users)

Blood Triglycerides Increased

Blood triglycerides increased has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, muscle aches, rashes, weakness, joint pain (latest reports from 236,105 Blood triglycerides increased patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

33,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 888 people (2.66%) have Blood Triglycerides Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Blood triglycerides increased?

Time on Depakote when people have Blood Triglycerides Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.79 %
  • 10+ years: 4.31 %

Gender of people who have Blood Triglycerides Increased when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 56 %
  • male: 44 %

Age of people who have Blood Triglycerides Increased when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.38 %
  • 2-9: 0.64 %
  • 10-19: 5.49 %
  • 20-29: 10.73 %
  • 30-39: 22.48 %
  • 40-49: 32.06 %
  • 50-59: 20.18 %
  • 60+: 8.05 %

Severity if Blood Triglycerides Increased when taking Depakote **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Blood Triglycerides Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (295 people, 33.22%)
  • Depression (233 people, 26.24%)
  • Anxiety (132 people, 14.86%)
  • Sleep Disorder (103 people, 11.60%)
  • Schizophrenia (97 people, 10.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (469 people, 52.82%)
  • Zyprexa (379 people, 42.68%)
  • Risperdal (291 people, 32.77%)
  • Abilify (186 people, 20.95%)
  • Geodon (184 people, 20.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (315 people, 35.47%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (266 people, 29.95%)
  • Weight Increased (204 people, 22.97%)
  • Hypertension (172 people, 19.37%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (170 people, 19.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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