Depakote and Increased thirst - from FDA reports
Increased thirst is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Increased thirst 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 Apr, 25, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 69 people (0.18%) have Increased Thirst
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Increased Thirst *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 11.11 %
Gender of people who have Increased Thirst when taking Depakote *:
- female: 33.82 %
- male: 66.18 %
Age of people who have Increased Thirst when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.59 %
- 10-19: 7.94 %
- 20-29: 12.7 %
- 30-39: 15.87 %
- 40-49: 39.68 %
- 50-59: 14.29 %
- 60+: 7.94 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (23 people, 33.33%)
- Quit Smoking (7 people, 10.14%)
- Diabetic Neuropathy (7 people, 10.14%)
- Asthma (7 people, 10.14%)
- Diabetes (6 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (36 people, 52.17%)
- Seroquel (21 people, 30.43%)
- Geodon (17 people, 24.64%)
- Prozac (15 people, 21.74%)
- Risperidone (14 people, 20.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Urination - Excessive Volume (43 people, 62.32%)
- High Blood Pressure (17 people, 24.64%)
- Weight Increased (16 people, 23.19%)
- Hyperglycemia (15 people, 21.74%)
- Diabetes (15 people, 21.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Increased thirst when taking Depakote?
Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 40,584 users)
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