Review: could Depakote cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 33,356 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 835 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Depakote

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 38,406 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, chest pain, pain, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 274,240 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

33,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 835 people (2.5%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Depakote when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.94 %
  • 10+ years: 4.94 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 63.95 %
  • male: 36.05 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 1.23 %
  • 10-19: 2.61 %
  • 20-29: 7.68 %
  • 30-39: 17.36 %
  • 40-49: 27.5 %
  • 50-59: 23.66 %
  • 60+: 19.66 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Depakote **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (138 people, 16.53%)
  • Depression (124 people, 14.85%)
  • Pain (65 people, 7.78%)
  • Anxiety (58 people, 6.95%)
  • Schizophrenia (48 people, 5.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (164 people, 19.64%)
  • Zyprexa (128 people, 15.33%)
  • Xanax (125 people, 14.97%)
  • Klonopin (112 people, 13.41%)
  • Ativan (97 people, 11.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (189 people, 22.63%)
  • Anxiety (168 people, 20.12%)
  • Pain (157 people, 18.80%)
  • Dizziness (151 people, 18.08%)
  • Weight Increased (145 people, 17.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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