Depakote and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports
Muscle spasms is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 08, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 352 people (0.92%) have Muscle Spasms
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Muscle Spasms *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
- 10+ years: 5.56 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Depakote *:
- female: 64.53 %
- male: 35.47 %
Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.37 %
- 2-9: 1.11 %
- 10-19: 4.06 %
- 20-29: 7.01 %
- 30-39: 20.3 %
- 40-49: 30.63 %
- 50-59: 18.45 %
- 60+: 18.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (68 people, 19.32%)
- Pain (53 people, 15.06%)
- Depression (53 people, 15.06%)
- Stress And Anxiety (49 people, 13.92%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (33 people, 9.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (71 people, 20.17%)
- Zyprexa (61 people, 17.33%)
- Neurontin (50 people, 14.20%)
- Zoloft (45 people, 12.78%)
- Risperdal (43 people, 12.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (87 people, 24.72%)
- Insomnia (80 people, 22.73%)
- Dizziness (78 people, 22.16%)
- Weakness (77 people, 21.88%)
- Fatigue (77 people, 21.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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