Depakote and Splenomegaly - from FDA reports
Splenomegaly is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ativan, and have Hiv infection. This review analyzes which people have Splenomegaly with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,649 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 17, 2017
36,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 61 people (0.17%) have Splenomegaly
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Splenomegaly *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Splenomegaly when taking Depakote *:
- female: 48.33 %
- male: 51.67 %
Age of people who have Splenomegaly when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 7.69 %
- 20-29: 17.31 %
- 30-39: 13.46 %
- 40-49: 25.0 %
- 50-59: 34.62 %
- 60+: 1.92 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hiv Infection (5 people, 8.20%)
- Sleep Disorder (3 people, 4.92%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (3 people, 4.92%)
- Agitation (3 people, 4.92%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (2 people, 3.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ativan (21 people, 34.43%)
- Xanax (19 people, 31.15%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 22.95%)
- Clonidine (14 people, 22.95%)
- Lasix (13 people, 21.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Thrombocytopenia (25 people, 40.98%)
- Pleural Effusion (18 people, 29.51%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 29.51%)
- Anaemia (17 people, 27.87%)
- Pancytopenia (16 people, 26.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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