Depakote and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports


Summary

Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Abilify, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Photosensitivity reaction with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,095 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 27 people (0.07%) have Photosensitivity Reaction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Time on Depakote when people have Photosensitivity Reaction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 5 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Panic Disorder (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Abilify (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Zyprexa (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Neurontin (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Halcion (4 people, 14.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Headache (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Eye Pain (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Dizziness (5 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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