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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 29,616 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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,947 Depakote users)

Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 17,478 Restless legs syndrome patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 29,616 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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