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Review: could Depakote cause Lupus-like syndrome?
Summary: 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 Vicodin, and have Psoriasis.
We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Lupus-like syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus-like syndrome and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,926 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) (latest reports from 10,912 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 8 people (0.03%) have Lupus-like Syndrome.
Time on Depakote when people have Lupus-like syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Depakote * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Lupus-like syndrome when taking Depakote * :
|Lupus-like syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||28.57%||57.14%||0.00% |
Severity of Lupus-like syndrome when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Lupus-like syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Psoriasis (3 people, 37.50%)
- Panic attack (2 people, 25.00%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (1 people, 12.50%)
- Depression (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vicodin (4 people, 50.00%)
- Prevacid (3 people, 37.50%)
- Synthroid (3 people, 37.50%)
- Ativan (3 people, 37.50%)
- Zoloft (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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