Review: could Depakote cause Drug level increased?
We study 29,588 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Drug level increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug level increased and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,907 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Drug level increased
Drug level increased (latest reports from 26,552 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy.
On Aug, 26, 2014: 29,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 160 people (0.54%) have Drug Level Increased. They amount to 0.60% of all the 26,552 people who have Drug Level Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Depakote when people have Drug level increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug level increased||43.59%||17.95%||7.69%||12.82%||15.38%||2.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug level increased when taking Depakote * :
|Drug level increased||58.58%||41.42% |
Age of people who have Drug level increased when taking Depakote * :
|Drug level increased||0.00%||7.33%||13.33%||10.67%||14.67%||14.67%||27.33%||12.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (55 people, 34.38%)
- Convulsion (29 people, 18.12%)
- Pain (21 people, 13.12%)
- Schizophrenia (14 people, 8.75%)
- Hallucination (14 people, 8.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote er (72 people, 45.00%)
- Atenolol (45 people, 28.12%)
- Folic acid (42 people, 26.25%)
- Levetiracetam (38 people, 23.75%)
- Zyprexa (27 people, 16.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am waking you 4-5 times a week between 3-4 am crying and yelling.I have the same dream every night, detail for detail.it's always the same, I get a call to come to the hospital something to do with my husband. I go there and they don't say anything to me just walk me into a room and he is laying on a bed covered head to toe in a white sheet and his head is wrapped in several sheets. They never ask me to identify him or say a word to me but i know its him.wieirdest most scariest thing in my life. I literally wake up immediately and Ii'm crying, screaming no and calling for him, all sweaty. He gets me up and holi spent ds me and makes sure I see he is ok but th emotional and physical are taking its toll. I feel like something horrible is going t
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op_diom on Jul, 6, 2014:
I had this happen to me all the time. I changed to taking my dosage of suboxone to once in the late morning lunch time period and once before I got to sleep. Taking it spread out during the day and near bedtime keeps your receptors sufficiently blocked all day and night so you don't start experiencing terrors at night due to withdrawal. Helped me tremendously and I can honestly say those night terrors I experienced during withdrawal and weaning periods were some of the most horrific experiences I have ever gone through in my entire life. One you start to wean off, cut down slivers each week or two -- take your time
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