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Review: could Depakote cause Ms (Multiple sclerosis)?

Summary: Ms is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Ms. Find out below who they are, when they have Ms and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Depakote and have Ms >>>

Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,926 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of depakote reports

Ms

Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,326 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure.

Trend of Ms reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 111 people (0.38%) have Ms.

Trend of Ms in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Ms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ms100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ms when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Ms77.70%22.30%

Age of people who have Ms when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ms0.00%6.38%3.55%4.96%17.02%34.04%27.66%6.38%

Severity of Ms when taking Depakote ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ms ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (84 people, 75.68%)
  2. Pain (18 people, 16.22%)
  3. Convulsion (14 people, 12.61%)
  4. Petit mal epilepsy (12 people, 10.81%)
  5. Oedema (10 people, 9.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (46 people, 41.44%)
  2. Neurontin (32 people, 28.83%)
  3. Rebif (28 people, 25.23%)
  4. Betaseron (26 people, 23.42%)
  5. Baclofen (22 people, 19.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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