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 29,616 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Diabetic gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic gastroparesis and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,947 Depakote users)
Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, diabetes, bipolar disorder, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 604 Diabetic gastroparesis patients)
On Feb, 6, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 31 people (0.10%) have Diabetic Gastroparesis.
Time on Depakote when people have Diabetic gastroparesis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Diabetic gastroparesis||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Diabetic gastroparesis when taking Depakote * :
|Diabetic gastroparesis||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Diabetic gastroparesis when taking Depakote * :
|Diabetic gastroparesis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.86%||40.00%||31.43%||20.00%||5.71% |
Severity of Diabetic gastroparesis when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Diabetic gastroparesis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (19 people, 61.29%)
- Depression (11 people, 35.48%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 32.26%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 29.03%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 25.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (31 people, 100.00%)
- Zyprexa (21 people, 67.74%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 48.39%)
- Clonidine (11 people, 35.48%)
- Protonix (11 people, 35.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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