Review: could Depakote cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?
We study 29,577 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,103 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,897 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (latest reports from 1,328,807 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 29,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 1,103 people (3.73%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness. They amount to 0.08% of all the 1,328,410 people who have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness on eHealthMe.
Time on Depakote when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||27.83%||28.70%||6.09%||8.70%||9.57%||13.04%||6.09% |
Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Depakote * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||62.33%||37.67% |
Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Depakote * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.84%||2.05%||5.87%||8.48%||15.66%||21.16%||24.42%||21.53% |
Severity of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (189 people, 17.14%)
- Depression (114 people, 10.34%)
- Convulsion (97 people, 8.79%)
- Pain (88 people, 7.98%)
- Schizophrenia (59 people, 5.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (198 people, 17.95%)
- Risperdal (186 people, 16.86%)
- Zyprexa (164 people, 14.87%)
- Aspirin (143 people, 12.96%)
- Depakote er (139 people, 12.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Kelly on Apr, 15, 2010:
I am being prescribed these drugs together. I have a few concerns, one is weight gain? I could hide 10 but after that...Dry mouth which is annoying. and the third is the Asthenia. Combined I don't want people to think I am drunk, but I still want people to know I finally feel better and can complete a thought and complete a task without having to be reminded. Thank you for your bravery and comment to me if you want I need eople who are where I am in this and it is pretty new...my family isn't receptive, my husband is because he sees me every day. Thanks for listening.
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On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Depakote is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Depakote used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Bipolar Disorder (934 reports)
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Epilepsy (596 reports)
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Bipolar I Disorder (161 reports)
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Mood Swings (78 reports)
- Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness in Seizures (15 reports)
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