Review: could Depakote cause Libido Decreased?


Libido decreased is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Wellbutrin, and have Depression . We study 29,120 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Libido decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido decreased 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)

Libido Decreased

Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, hair loss, hair growth abnormal, paraesthesia (latest reports from 6,775 Libido decreased patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

29,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 54 people (0.19%) have Libido Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Libido decreased?

Time on Depakote when people have Libido Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Libido Decreased when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 27.78 %
  • male: 72.22 %

Age of people who have Libido Decreased when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.88 %
  • 20-29: 2.44 %
  • 30-39: 29.27 %
  • 40-49: 34.15 %
  • 50-59: 21.95 %
  • 60+: 7.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (14 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people)
  • Nausea (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Compulsions (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (13 people)
  • Risperdal (12 people)
  • Zyprexa (8 people)
  • Paxil (8 people)
  • Seroquel (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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