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Review: could Depakote cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?

We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,921 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 45,593 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 76 people (0.26%) have Narcotic Abuse.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Narcotic abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Narcotic abuse0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse43.53%56.47%

Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse1.25%2.50%7.50%23.75%25.00%27.50%12.50%0.00%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Depakote ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (28 people, 36.84%)
  2. Depression (24 people, 31.58%)
  3. Anxiety (18 people, 23.68%)
  4. Sleep disorder (12 people, 15.79%)
  5. Schizophrenia (10 people, 13.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (51 people, 67.11%)
  2. Risperdal (28 people, 36.84%)
  3. Zyprexa (26 people, 34.21%)
  4. Lexapro (24 people, 31.58%)
  5. Klonopin (23 people, 30.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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