Depakote and Lupus-like syndrome - from FDA reports
Lupus-like syndrome is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Remicade, and have Psoriasis. This review analyzes which people have Lupus-like syndrome with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 15, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 10 people (0.03%) have Lupus-like Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Lupus-like Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 100 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Lupus-like Syndrome when taking Depakote *:
- female: 90 %
- male: 10 %
Age of people who have Lupus-like Syndrome when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 33.33 %
- 40-49: 22.22 %
- 50-59: 44.44 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psoriasis (3 people, 30.00%)
- Panic Disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Malabsorption (2 people, 20.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 20.00%)
- Crohn's Disease (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vicodin (4 people, 40.00%)
- Remicade (4 people, 40.00%)
- Synthroid (3 people, 30.00%)
- Prevacid (3 people, 30.00%)
- Ativan (3 people, 30.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 30.00%)
- Panic Disorder (3 people, 30.00%)
- Fatigue (3 people, 30.00%)
- Dehydration (3 people, 30.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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