Review: could Depakote cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Renal failure is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. We study 29,633 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 311 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,964 Depakote users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 72,156 Renal failure patients)
On May, 15, 2015: 29,633 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 311 people (1.05%) have Renal Failure.
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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