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 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:
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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