Review: could Depakote cause Muscle pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 29,382 people who take Depakote. Among them, 256 have Muscle pain. See who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,846 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Depakote include weight increased, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fatigue, diabetes.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 493,938 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 29,382 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 256 people (0.87%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.05% of all the 493,938 people who have Muscle Pain.
Time on Depakote when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||58.06%||29.03%||3.23%||6.45%||3.23%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle pain||65.70%||34.30% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||2.22%||4.89%||5.33%||24.00%||27.11%||25.33%||11.11% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (50 people, 19.53%)
- Depression (39 people, 15.23%)
- Pain (22 people, 8.59%)
- Convulsion (20 people, 7.81%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (45 people, 17.58%)
- Zoloft (40 people, 15.62%)
- Neurontin (38 people, 14.84%)
- Klonopin (33 people, 12.89%)
- Zyprexa (31 people, 12.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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