Depakote and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 06, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 32 people (0.08%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 66.67 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Depakote *:
- female: 59.38 %
- male: 40.62 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.17 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 20.83 %
- 40-49: 25.0 %
- 50-59: 12.5 %
- 60+: 37.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (11 people, 34.38%)
- Bipolar Disorder (7 people, 21.88%)
- Pain (4 people, 12.50%)
- Migraine (4 people, 12.50%)
- Convulsion (4 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (11 people, 34.38%)
- Zoloft (10 people, 31.25%)
- Seroquel (9 people, 28.12%)
- Risperdal (7 people, 21.88%)
- Lexapro (6 people, 18.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Tooth Abscess (7 people, 21.88%)
- Abdominal Pain (7 people, 21.88%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (6 people, 18.75%)
- Diarrhea (6 people, 18.75%)
- Constipation (6 people, 18.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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