Review: could Depakote cause Libido decreased?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 21, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 29,382 people who take Depakote. Among them, 51 have Libido decreased. See who they are, when they have Libido decreased and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,846 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Depakote include weight increased, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fatigue, diabetes.
Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex) (latest reports from 31,863 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 28,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 51 people (0.18%) have Libido Decreased.
Time on Depakote when people have Libido decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Libido decreased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Libido decreased when taking Depakote * :
|Libido decreased||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who have Libido decreased when taking Depakote * :
|Libido decreased||0.00%||0.00%||7.50%||2.50%||30.00%||35.00%||17.50%||7.50% |
Severity of Libido decreased when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Libido decreased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Libido decreased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Libido decreased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 19.61%)
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 17.65%)
- Nausea (4 people, 7.84%)
- Compulsions (4 people, 7.84%)
- Parkinson's disease (4 people, 7.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin (13 people, 25.49%)
- Risperdal (12 people, 23.53%)
- Zyprexa (8 people, 15.69%)
- Paxil (7 people, 13.73%)
- Ativan (7 people, 13.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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