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 29,629 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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,959 Depakote users)
Lupus-like syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 3,091 Lupus-like syndrome patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 29,629 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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- A study of drug interactions between Depakote, Lithium Carbonate for a 40-year old man with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Ejaculation Delayed, Erection Problems
- A study of drug interactions between Seroquel, Remeron, Lexapro, Klonopin, Fluoxetine, Effexor Xr, Topamax, Risperdal, Restoril, Depakote, Adderall, Abilify, Zoloft, Xanax, Zyprexa, Geodon for a 44-year old woman with Depression, Migraine With Aura, Dpression, Sleep Disorder, Add, Depression - Chronic, Anxiety Disorder.
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