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Review: could Depakote cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?

Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,926 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of depakote reports

Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,439 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 88 people (0.30%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Restless legs syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs syndrome0.00%14.29%0.00%14.29%28.57%14.29%28.57%

Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome73.47%26.53%

Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%3.53%5.88%8.24%30.59%50.59%1.18%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs syndrome0.00%20.00%60.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless legs syndrome0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (33 people, 37.50%)
  2. Pain (18 people, 20.45%)
  3. Depression (17 people, 19.32%)
  4. Anxiety (15 people, 17.05%)
  5. Hypomania (14 people, 15.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (46 people, 52.27%)
  2. Geodon (28 people, 31.82%)
  3. Risperdal (27 people, 30.68%)
  4. Zyprexa (25 people, 28.41%)
  5. Neurontin (24 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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