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 38,658 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 18, 2017

38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,653 people (4.28%) have Depression


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Could Depakote cause Depression?

Time on Depakote when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 25.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.03 %
  • 10+ years: 3.12 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 60.47 %
  • male: 39.53 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 9.13 %
  • 20-29: 10.58 %
  • 30-39: 18.34 %
  • 40-49: 24.23 %
  • 50-59: 22.13 %
  • 60+: 14.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (157 people, 9.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (140 people, 8.47%)
  • Quit Smoking (110 people, 6.65%)
  • Sleep Disorder (78 people, 4.72%)
  • Insomnia (78 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (329 people, 19.90%)
  • Zyprexa (241 people, 14.58%)
  • Risperdal (216 people, 13.07%)
  • Klonopin (188 people, 11.37%)
  • Xanax (187 people, 11.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (436 people, 26.38%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (354 people, 21.42%)
  • Insomnia (289 people, 17.48%)
  • Fatigue (246 people, 14.88%)
  • Weight Increased (219 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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