Could Depakote cause 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 . We study 33,936 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA. Among them, 905 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 39,050 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).
On Nov, 17, 2016
33,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 905 people (2.67%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 39.74 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.56 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.95 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
- 10+ years: 5.13 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- female: 56.26 %
- male: 43.74 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.44 %
- 2-9: 4.79 %
- 10-19: 10.45 %
- 20-29: 9.58 %
- 30-39: 11.76 %
- 40-49: 26.27 %
- 50-59: 17.71 %
- 60+: 19.01 %
Severity of Rash **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 100 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (216 people, 23.87%)
- Seroquel (123 people, 13.59%)
- Zyprexa (76 people, 8.40%)
- Ambien (66 people, 7.29%)
- Xanax (65 people, 7.18%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Convulsion (70 people, 7.73%)
- Pain (65 people, 7.18%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Fever (122 people, 13.48%)
- Fatigue (122 people, 13.48%)
- Pain (94 people, 10.39%)
- Itching (92 people, 10.17%)
- Stress And Anxiety (91 people, 10.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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