Depakote and Rash - from FDA reports
Rash is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Rash 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, 01, 2017
38,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,035 people (2.72%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 44.79 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.62 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
- 10+ years: 4.17 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- female: 56.58 %
- male: 43.42 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.39 %
- 2-9: 4.94 %
- 10-19: 10.65 %
- 20-29: 10.26 %
- 30-39: 11.3 %
- 40-49: 25.97 %
- 50-59: 17.4 %
- 60+: 19.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (243 people, 23.48%)
- Depression (103 people, 9.95%)
- Convulsion (77 people, 7.44%)
- Pain (72 people, 6.96%)
- Epilepsy (66 people, 6.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (247 people, 23.86%)
- Seroquel (131 people, 12.66%)
- Zyprexa (78 people, 7.54%)
- Klonopin (72 people, 6.96%)
- Ambien (71 people, 6.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (133 people, 12.85%)
- Fatigue (131 people, 12.66%)
- Itching (115 people, 11.11%)
- Pain (105 people, 10.14%)
- Headache (105 people, 10.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 40,584 users)
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