Review: could Depakote cause Photosensitivity reaction?
Summary: Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 29,624 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction 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)
Photosensitivity reaction has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,477 Photosensitivity reaction patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 35 people (0.12%) have Photosensitivity Reaction.
Time on Depakote when people have Photosensitivity reaction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Photosensitivity reaction||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Depakote * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Depakote * :
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||3.33%||16.67%||23.33%||23.33%||16.67%||16.67% |
Severity of Photosensitivity reaction when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Photosensitivity reaction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Photosensitivity reaction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (6 people, 17.14%)
- Depression (5 people, 14.29%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 11.43%)
- Panic attack (4 people, 11.43%)
- Bipolar i disorder (3 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (8 people, 22.86%)
- Risperdal (8 people, 22.86%)
- Abilify (6 people, 17.14%)
- Xanax (6 people, 17.14%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 17.14%)
* 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 Cephalexin for a 41-year old woman with UTI. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Ativan, Lisinopril, Zoloft, Simvastatin, Janumet for a 64-year old woman with Heartburn Prevention, Insomnia, High Blood Cholesterol, Chronic Depression, Diabetes. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- 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 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
- A study of drug interactions between Tramadol Hydrochloride And Acetaminophen, Depakote Er for a 35-year old woman with Migraine, Seizure Disorder. The patient has Naseua
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