Review: could Depakote cause Rash?
We study 29,579 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 803 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,897 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,870 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 29,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 832 people (2.81%) have Rash. They amount to 0.09% of all the 969,949 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (255 people, 30.65%)
- Convulsion (87 people, 10.46%)
- Depression (80 people, 9.62%)
- Pain (75 people, 9.01%)
- Epilepsy (69 people, 8.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (248 people, 29.81%)
- Seroquel (141 people, 16.95%)
- Depakote er (137 people, 16.47%)
- Zyprexa (83 people, 9.98%)
- Geodon (82 people, 9.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My nephew is on depakote and has a diagnosis of strep throat and has been given an antibiotic, however, it has been 10 days and the symptoms still persist. could an interaction be occuring between the depakote and the antibiotic?
From this study (1 year ago):
Severe raised red rash, 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches in diamater. Located on legs from knees to groin. Severe itching. Had nothing this morning, but had it tonight.
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