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Review: could Depakote cause Diverticulitis?





Summary: Diverticulitis 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 Zyprexa, and have Depression.

We study 29,601 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis 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 30,928 users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Diverticulitis 10,000 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 29,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 34 people (0.11%) have Diverticulitis.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Diverticulitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diverticulitis0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%40.00%

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis59.52%40.48%

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%3.45%0.00%20.69%31.03%17.24%27.59%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diverticulitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (15 people, 44.12%)
  2. Migraine (10 people, 29.41%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (9 people, 26.47%)
  4. Headache (8 people, 23.53%)
  5. Insomnia (8 people, 23.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (12 people, 35.29%)
  2. Zoloft (11 people, 32.35%)
  3. Seroquel (11 people, 32.35%)
  4. Depakote er (10 people, 29.41%)
  5. Gabapentin (8 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
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    recently started rituxan. Now have bipolar disorder. Could there be any connection?

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