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 29,624 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 has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,950 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 165,466 Shortness of breath patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 29,616 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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