Review: could Depakote cause Diverticulitis?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 29,382 people who take Depakote. Among them, 34 have Diverticulitis. See who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,846 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Depakote include weight increased, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fatigue, diabetes.
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 61,209 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.
On Mar, 12, 2014: 29,382 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 34 people (0.12%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.06% of all the 61,209 people who have Diverticulitis.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (15 people, 44.12%)
- Migraine (10 people, 29.41%)
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 26.47%)
- Headache (8 people, 23.53%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 23.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (12 people, 35.29%)
- Zoloft (11 people, 32.35%)
- Seroquel (11 people, 32.35%)
- Depakote er (10 people, 29.41%)
- Gabapentin (8 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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