Review: could Depakote cause Renal failure?
We study 29,579 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,900 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 433,413 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 29,572 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 311 people (1.05%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.07% of all the 425,956 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.
Time on Depakote when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||42.11%||28.95%||0.00%||13.16%||7.89%||7.89%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Depakote * :
|Renal failure||45.05%||54.95% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Depakote * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.37%||1.47%||6.23%||16.85%||27.11%||20.88%||27.11% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (60 people, 19.29%)
- Depression (44 people, 14.15%)
- Schizophrenia (33 people, 10.61%)
- Affective disorder (33 people, 10.61%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (23 people, 7.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (97 people, 31.19%)
- Zyprexa (84 people, 27.01%)
- Risperdal (72 people, 23.15%)
- Abilify (55 people, 17.68%)
- Haldol (53 people, 17.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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