Depakote and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,658 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 103 people (0.27%) have Restless legs syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Depakote when people have Restless legs syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

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

  • female: 74.51 %
  • male: 25.49 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.49 %
  • 20-29: 8.14 %
  • 30-39: 6.98 %
  • 40-49: 29.07 %
  • 50-59: 47.67 %
  • 60+: 4.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (20 people, 19.42%)
  • Pain (16 people, 15.53%)
  • Oedema (15 people, 14.56%)
  • Hypomania (15 people, 14.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 11.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (45 people, 43.69%)
  • Neurontin (26 people, 25.24%)
  • Geodon (25 people, 24.27%)
  • Lyrica (24 people, 23.30%)
  • Klonopin (22 people, 21.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (42 people, 40.78%)
  • Pain (35 people, 33.98%)
  • Dizziness (33 people, 32.04%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (30 people, 29.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (29 people, 28.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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