Depakote and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 16, 2017

38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,405 people (3.69%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Depression?

Time on Depakote when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 24.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 3.42 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 59.64 %
  • male: 40.36 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 1.07 %
  • 10-19: 9.03 %
  • 20-29: 9.71 %
  • 30-39: 16.8 %
  • 40-49: 24.37 %
  • 50-59: 23.5 %
  • 60+: 15.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (315 people, 22.42%)
  • Pain (154 people, 10.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (138 people, 9.82%)
  • Quit Smoking (110 people, 7.83%)
  • Sleep Disorder (76 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (310 people, 22.06%)
  • Zyprexa (206 people, 14.66%)
  • Risperdal (184 people, 13.10%)
  • Xanax (173 people, 12.31%)
  • Klonopin (171 people, 12.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (434 people, 30.89%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (316 people, 22.49%)
  • Insomnia (278 people, 19.79%)
  • Fatigue (216 people, 15.37%)
  • Headache (207 people, 14.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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