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 29,629 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 670 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,959 Depakote 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 165,511 Shortness of breath patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 29,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 669 people (2.26%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Depakote when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||34.12%||25.88%||5.88%||7.06%||21.18%||3.53%||2.35% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Depakote * :
|Shortness of breath||63.96%||36.04% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Depakote * :
|Shortness of breath||0.32%||1.26%||3.63%||7.89%||20.19%||27.44%||21.29%||17.98% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (133 people, 19.88%)
- Depression (112 people, 16.74%)
- Pain (99 people, 14.80%)
- Anxiety (44 people, 6.58%)
- Convulsion (43 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (150 people, 22.42%)
- Xanax (129 people, 19.28%)
- Zyprexa (124 people, 18.54%)
- Klonopin (115 people, 17.19%)
- Ativan (99 people, 14.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Aspirin for a 71-year old man with Blood Thinner. The patient has Shortness Of Breath
- A study of drug interactions between Zanaflex, Klonopin, Vicodin, Fentanyl-50, Sinemet Cr, Seroquel, Depakote Er for a 58-year old woman with Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Psychosis. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Sweating Fever, Congestive Heart Failure, Hallucinations
- A study of side effects of Diamox for a 38-year old woman with Ih. The patient has Intranasal Numbness, Tiredness, Muscle Cramps, Shortness Of Breath, Kidney Palpable, Insomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Depakote, Lithium Carbonate for a 40-year old man with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Ejaculation Delayed, Erection Problems
- A study of drug interactions between Remicade, Methotrexate for a 47-year old woman with Sarcoidosis. The patient has Burning Eyes, Burning Eyes, Shortness Of Breath, Painful Respiration
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