Review: could Depakote cause Sleeplessness?


Summary

Sleeplessness is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, 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, 1,121 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness 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)

Sleeplessness

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, malaise, fatigue, fall (latest reports from 199,412 Sleeplessness patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

33,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 1,121 people (3.36%) have Sleeplessness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Depakote when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 21.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.71 %
  • 10+ years: 10.59 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 60.25 %
  • male: 39.75 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.57 %
  • 2-9: 2.63 %
  • 10-19: 6.86 %
  • 20-29: 10.06 %
  • 30-39: 17.37 %
  • 40-49: 23.66 %
  • 50-59: 24.57 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Severity if Sleeplessness when taking Depakote **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 36.36 %
  • severe: 54.55 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Sleeplessness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (307 people, 27.39%)
  • Depression (187 people, 16.68%)
  • Anxiety (112 people, 9.99%)
  • Pain (94 people, 8.39%)
  • Insomnia (91 people, 8.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (314 people, 28.01%)
  • Zyprexa (184 people, 16.41%)
  • Xanax (147 people, 13.11%)
  • Risperdal (133 people, 11.86%)
  • Paxil (129 people, 11.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (260 people, 23.19%)
  • Depression (246 people, 21.94%)
  • Headache (239 people, 21.32%)
  • Fatigue (195 people, 17.40%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (175 people, 15.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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