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 Pain. 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 Jul, 15, 2017

38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,628 people (4.27%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Depression?

Time on Depakote when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.87 %
  • 10+ years: 3.23 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 60.75 %
  • male: 39.25 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.25 %
  • 2-9: 0.98 %
  • 10-19: 9.17 %
  • 20-29: 10.48 %
  • 30-39: 18.35 %
  • 40-49: 24.32 %
  • 50-59: 22.11 %
  • 60+: 14.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (154 people, 9.46%)
  • Quit Smoking (110 people, 6.76%)
  • Sleep Disorder (76 people, 4.67%)
  • Insomnia (75 people, 4.61%)
  • Convulsion (66 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (323 people, 19.84%)
  • Zyprexa (238 people, 14.62%)
  • Risperdal (212 people, 13.02%)
  • Klonopin (186 people, 11.43%)
  • Xanax (184 people, 11.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicidal Ideation (349 people, 21.44%)
  • Insomnia (284 people, 17.44%)
  • Fatigue (241 people, 14.80%)
  • Weight Increased (216 people, 13.27%)
  • Pain (202 people, 12.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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