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 36,649 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA. Among them, 1,003 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 39,070 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,335 Rash patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
36,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,003 people (2.74%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 44.21 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.16 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.21 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.79 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.42 %
- 10+ years: 4.21 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- female: 56.33 %
- male: 43.67 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.4 %
- 2-9: 4.81 %
- 10-19: 10.68 %
- 20-29: 10.15 %
- 30-39: 11.35 %
- 40-49: 26.44 %
- 50-59: 17.76 %
- 60+: 18.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (241 people, 24.03%)
- Depression (101 people, 10.07%)
- Convulsion (77 people, 7.68%)
- Pain (70 people, 6.98%)
- Epilepsy (59 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (240 people, 23.93%)
- Seroquel (129 people, 12.86%)
- Zyprexa (77 people, 7.68%)
- Risperdal (70 people, 6.98%)
- Klonopin (70 people, 6.98%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (129 people, 12.86%)
- Fatigue (129 people, 12.86%)
- Itching (106 people, 10.57%)
- Pain (103 people, 10.27%)
- Headache (102 people, 10.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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