Depakote and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


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 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,658 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2017

38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 355 people (0.92%) have Muscle spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Depakote when people have Muscle spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

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

  • female: 64.74 %
  • male: 35.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 1.1 %
  • 10-19: 4.03 %
  • 20-29: 6.96 %
  • 30-39: 20.88 %
  • 40-49: 30.4 %
  • 50-59: 18.32 %
  • 60+: 17.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (54 people, 15.21%)
  • Pain (53 people, 14.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (49 people, 13.80%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (34 people, 9.58%)
  • Headache (31 people, 8.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (71 people, 20.00%)
  • Zyprexa (61 people, 17.18%)
  • Neurontin (50 people, 14.08%)
  • Zoloft (45 people, 12.68%)
  • Risperdal (43 people, 12.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (88 people, 24.79%)
  • Insomnia (81 people, 22.82%)
  • Dizziness (80 people, 22.54%)
  • Weakness (77 people, 21.69%)
  • Fatigue (77 people, 21.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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