Could Depakote cause 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 . We study 33,936 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA. Among them, 1,240 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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 39,050 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,625 Depression patients).

On Nov, 12, 2016

33,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,240 people (3.65%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Depression?

Time on Depakote when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 22.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.03 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 58.9 %
  • male: 41.1 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 1.19 %
  • 10-19: 9.32 %
  • 20-29: 8.99 %
  • 30-39: 16.47 %
  • 40-49: 25.14 %
  • 50-59: 23.19 %
  • 60+: 15.49 %

Severity of Depression **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 64.29 %
  • severe: 35.71 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (274 people, 22.10%)
  • Zyprexa (200 people, 16.13%)
  • Risperdal (170 people, 13.71%)
  • Xanax (160 people, 12.90%)
  • Klonopin (155 people, 12.50%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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