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Review: could Depakote cause Diverticulitis?

We study 29,588 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 (latest outcomes from 30,909 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,143 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 31, 2014: 29,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 34 people (0.11%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.05% of all the 64,132 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.

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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