Depakote and Lupus-like syndrome - from FDA reports


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 Remicade, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Lupus-like syndrome with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,658 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 26, 2017

38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 11 people (0.03%) have Lupus-like syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Lupus-like syndrome?

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: 90.91 %
  • male: 9.09 %

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: 30 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Panic Disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Fibromyalgia (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Convulsion (2 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vicodin (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Remicade (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Synthroid (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Humira (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Panic Disorder (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Dehydration (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Gait Disturbance (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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