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Review: could Depakote cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

We study 29,591 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 257 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,913 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,803 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 29,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 257 people (0.87%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain59.38%28.12%3.12%6.25%3.12%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain65.83%34.17%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%2.21%4.87%5.75%23.89%26.99%25.22%11.06%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (50 people, 19.46%)
  2. Depression (39 people, 15.18%)
  3. Pain (22 people, 8.56%)
  4. Convulsion (20 people, 7.78%)
  5. Hypertension (19 people, 7.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (45 people, 17.51%)
  2. Zoloft (40 people, 15.56%)
  3. Neurontin (38 people, 14.79%)
  4. Klonopin (33 people, 12.84%)
  5. Zyprexa (32 people, 12.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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