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Review: could Depakote cause Diverticulitis?

Summary: Diverticulitis could be caused by Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zyprexa, and have Depression.

We study 29,548 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 30,866 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 63,461 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 29,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 34 people (0.12%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.05% of all the 63,307 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • We have been trying to have a baby for 2 yrs. My wife got pregnant before Christmas and miss carried at 9 weeks. I was on 1000 mg of depakote daily for 2 yrs. Have been off for 4 months now

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • rick on Apr, 17, 2014:

    You and the other 41 men who participated in this study are all wrong. All of you. All of those side effects are from dapakote alone. Not marijuana. Actually marijuana will help you alleviate the dapakote side effects. Most of them except fatigue and hair loss.
    Personally I think they make dapakote out of super concentrated weed. Feels the same!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • After doubling my Depakote dose, my abdomen is swollen and I am so dizzy and hallucinating so badly I can barely read. My nausea and pain are so severe, very effective drugs at doses that are a significant amount to my system are barely helping. Due to the weather and thus swelling of my previous Chiai Malformation Decompression Brain Surgery site, I have significant and debilitating headache pain and other Chiari symptoms are much worse than usual.

    Reply

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