Review: could Depakote cause Increased thirst (Thirst - excessive)?
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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 29,629 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 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 30,959 Depakote users)
Increased thirst has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, depression, quit smoking, diabetes. (latest reports from 2,774 Increased thirst patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 29,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 61 people (0.21%) have Increased Thirst.
Time on Depakote when people have Increased thirst * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Increased thirst||14.29%||21.43%||0.00%||7.14%||57.14%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Increased thirst when taking Depakote * :
|Increased thirst||43.06%||56.94% |
Age of people who have Increased thirst when taking Depakote * :
|Increased thirst||0.00%||2.94%||5.88%||20.59%||14.71%||39.71%||10.29%||5.88% |
Severity of Increased thirst when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Increased thirst ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (24 people, 39.34%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (8 people, 13.11%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 13.11%)
- Diabetic neuropathy (7 people, 11.48%)
- Asthma (7 people, 11.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (40 people, 65.57%)
- Geodon (23 people, 37.70%)
- Seroquel (23 people, 37.70%)
- Paxil (15 people, 24.59%)
- Lithium carbonate (14 people, 22.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Codeprex, Celexa, Depakote for a 40-year old woman with Pain, Pain, Depression, Migraine With Aura.
- A study of side effects of Depakote for a 41-year old woman with Mood Stabilizer.
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Amlodipine Besylate, Nexium for a 55-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux. The patient has Increased Thirst, Dry Skin, Diarrhea, Skin Rash, Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Quetiapine Fumarate, Klonopin, Divalproex for a 25-year old woman with Sleep Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Lower Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Zanaflex, Klonopin, Vicodin, Fentanyl-50, Sinemet Cr, Seroquel, Depakote Er for a 58-year old woman with Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Psychosis. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Sweating Fever, Congestive Heart Failure, Hallucinations
Recent Depakote related drug comparison:
- Comparions of ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE, MELOXICAM, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, DIVALPROEX, METHOCARBAMOL for a 33-year old man who has PTSD
- Comparions of Trazodone Hydrochloride, Olanzapine, Depakote Er for a 22-year old man who has Bipolar 2
- Comparions of Januvia, Glimepiride, Glucophage, Depakote, Abilify for a 45-year old woman who has Mental Disability
- Comparions of Levetiracetam, Epival for a 26-year old woman who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Vimpat, Depakote Er for a 36-year old woman who has Partial Seizures With Secondary Generalisation
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