Review: could Depakote cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Muscle pain 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 Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 29,629 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,959 Depakote users)
Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,537 Muscle pain patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 29,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 258 people (0.87%) 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||57.58%||27.27%||3.03%||6.06%||3.03%||0.00%||3.03% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle pain||65.59%||34.41% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||2.20%||4.85%||5.73%||24.23%||26.87%||25.11%||11.01% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (51 people, 19.77%)
- Depression (39 people, 15.12%)
- Pain (22 people, 8.53%)
- Convulsion (20 people, 7.75%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (46 people, 17.83%)
- Zoloft (40 people, 15.50%)
- Neurontin (38 people, 14.73%)
- Klonopin (33 people, 12.79%)
- Zyprexa (32 people, 12.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Depakote for a 41-year old woman with Mood Stabilizer.
- A study of drug interactions between Quetiapine Fumarate, Klonopin, Divalproex for a 25-year old woman with Sleep Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Lower Abdominal Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Zanaflex, Klonopin, Vicodin, Fentanyl-50, Sinemet Cr, Seroquel, Depakote Er for a 58-year old woman with Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Psychosis. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Sweating Fever, Congestive Heart Failure, Hallucinations
- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Latanoprost, Atenolol, Amlodipine for a 81-year old man with Frequent Or Urgent Urination, Eye Degenerative Disorder, Hypertension. The patient has Muscle Pain, Feeling Hot, Diabetes Mellitus, Swelling Face, Puffy Face
- A study of drug interactions between Depakote, Lithium Carbonate for a 40-year old man with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Ejaculation Delayed, Erection Problems
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