Review: could Depakote cause Diabetic Gastroparesis?


Summary

Diabetic gastroparesis is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 26,356 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Diabetic gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic gastroparesis 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 30,545 users)

Diabetic Gastroparesis

Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes) has been reported by people with electrocardiogram qt prolonged, breathing difficulty, extrapyramidal disorder, stress and anxiety, tardive dyskinesia (latest reports from 580 Diabetic gastroparesis patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

26,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 35 people (0.13%) have Diabetic Gastroparesis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Diabetic gastroparesis?

Time on Depakote when people have Diabetic Gastroparesis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 31.43 %
  • male: 68.57 %

Age of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.94 %
  • 30-39: 41.18 %
  • 40-49: 32.35 %
  • 50-59: 17.65 %
  • 60+: 5.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people)
  • Depression (10 people)
  • Anxiety (10 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (25 people)
  • Zyprexa (18 people)
  • Lipitor (10 people)
  • Klonopin (7 people)
  • Haldol (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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