Review: could Depakote cause Muscle spasms?
Summary: 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 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Pain.
We study 29,624 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 247 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,950 Depakote users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,975 Muscle spasms patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 247 people (0.83%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Depakote when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||33.33%||8.33%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||8.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle spasms||71.81%||28.19% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Depakote * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||3.27%||6.07%||21.96%||34.11%||20.56%||14.02% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle spasms||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (69 people, 27.94%)
- Bipolar disorder (59 people, 23.89%)
- Depression (43 people, 17.41%)
- Headache (34 people, 13.77%)
- Anxiety (33 people, 13.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (63 people, 25.51%)
- Zyprexa (52 people, 21.05%)
- Depakote er (48 people, 19.43%)
- Xanax (47 people, 19.03%)
- Zoloft (46 people, 18.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 44-year old woman with Croup. The patient has Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
- A study of side effects of Pregabalin for a 56-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
- A study of drug interactions between Antabuse, Clonidine, Strattera, Cymbalta, Abilify, Depakote for a 46-year old woman with Addiction, Hypertension, Add, Depression, Bipolar 1. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
- A study of side effects of Minocycline Hydrochloride for a 22-year old man with Acne And Teenagers. The patient has Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction), Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)
- A study of drug interactions between Flomax, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Linzess, Miralax, Anturol, Olanzapine, Zetia, Nexium, Depakote, Benztropine Mesylate for a 40-year old man with Nocturia, Aggression, Constipation, Schizophrenia, Hyperlipidemia, Gerd, Bipolar Disorder, Medication Side Effects. The patient has Agap Low, Eosinophilia, Mental Status Tests, Leaning Left When Walking, Nocturia
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