Review: could Depakote cause Increased Thirst?


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 . We study 29,120 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Increased thirst. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased thirst and more.

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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 33,084 users)

Increased Thirst

Increased thirst (latest reports from 2,896 Increased thirst patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

29,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 64 people (0.22%) have Increased Thirst

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Increased thirst?

Time on Depakote when people have Increased Thirst *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Increased Thirst when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Increased Thirst when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.69 %
  • 10-19: 8.47 %
  • 20-29: 13.56 %
  • 30-39: 16.95 %
  • 40-49: 40.68 %
  • 50-59: 11.86 %
  • 60+: 6.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (7 people)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (7 people)
  • Asthma (7 people)
  • Schizophrenia (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (35 people)
  • Seroquel (19 people)
  • Geodon (16 people)
  • Risperidone (14 people)
  • Prozac (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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