Depakote and Increased thirst - from FDA reports


Summary

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 36,649 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA. Among them, 68 have Increased thirst. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased thirst and more.

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Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 39,085 users)

Increased Thirst

Increased thirst has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder, depression (latest reports from 3,486 Increased thirst patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

36,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 68 people (0.19%) have Increased Thirst


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Increased thirst?

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: 34.33 %
  • male: 65.67 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.61 %
  • 10-19: 8.06 %
  • 20-29: 12.9 %
  • 30-39: 16.13 %
  • 40-49: 40.32 %
  • 50-59: 12.9 %
  • 60+: 8.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (22 people, 32.35%)
  • Quit Smoking (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Asthma (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Diabetes (6 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (36 people, 52.94%)
  • Seroquel (21 people, 30.88%)
  • Geodon (17 people, 25.00%)
  • Prozac (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Risperidone (14 people, 20.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urination - Excessive Volume (43 people, 63.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 25.00%)
  • Weight Increased (16 people, 23.53%)
  • Hyperglycemia (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 22.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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