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Review: could Depakote cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?





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 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 29,601 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 669 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 30,928 users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 29,598 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 669 people (2.26%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath34.12%25.88%5.88%7.06%21.18%3.53%2.35%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath63.96%36.04%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.32%1.26%3.63%7.89%20.19%27.44%21.29%17.98%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (133 people, 19.88%)
  2. Depression (112 people, 16.74%)
  3. Pain (99 people, 14.80%)
  4. Anxiety (44 people, 6.58%)
  5. Convulsion (43 people, 6.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (150 people, 22.42%)
  2. Xanax (129 people, 19.28%)
  3. Zyprexa (124 people, 18.54%)
  4. Klonopin (115 people, 17.19%)
  5. Ativan (99 people, 14.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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