Review: could Depakote cause Libido Decreased?


Summary

Libido decreased is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Wellbutrin, and have Depression . We study 29,510 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

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 30,578 users)

Libido Decreased

Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, tooth fracture, hair loss, hair growth abnormal, paraesthesia (latest reports from 6,133 Libido decreased patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

29,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 54 people (0.18%) 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: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 25.93 %
  • male: 74.07 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.38 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 19.05 %
  • 60+: 9.52 %

Severity if Libido Decreased when taking Depakote **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Libido Decreased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (11 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people)
  • Parkinson's Disease (4 people)
  • Nausea (4 people)
  • Compulsions (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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