Review: could Depakote cause Substance abuse (Drug abuse)?
Summary: Substance abuse is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 76 have Substance abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Substance abuse 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)
Substance abuse has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,559 Substance abuse patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 29,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 76 people (0.26%) have Substance Abuse.
Time on Depakote when people have Substance abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Substance abuse||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Substance abuse when taking Depakote * :
|Substance abuse||43.53%||56.47% |
Age of people who have Substance abuse when taking Depakote * :
|Substance abuse||1.25%||2.50%||7.50%||23.75%||25.00%||27.50%||12.50%||0.00% |
Severity of Substance abuse when taking Depakote ** :
How people recovered from Substance abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (28 people, 36.84%)
- Depression (24 people, 31.58%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 23.68%)
- Sleep disorder (12 people, 15.79%)
- Schizophrenia (10 people, 13.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (51 people, 67.11%)
- Risperdal (28 people, 36.84%)
- Zyprexa (26 people, 34.21%)
- Lexapro (24 people, 31.58%)
- Klonopin (23 people, 30.26%)
* 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Antabuse, Clonidine, Strattera, Cymbalta, Abilify, Depakote for a 46-year old woman with Addiction, Hypertension, Add, Depression, Bipolar 1. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
- A study of drug interactions between Flomax, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Linzess, Miralax, Anturol, Olanzapine, Zetia, Nexium, Depakote, Benztropine Mesylate for a 40-year old man with Nocturia, Aggression, Constipation, Schizophrenia, Hyperlipidemia, Gerd, Bipolar Disorder, Medication Side Effects. The patient has Agap Low, Eosinophilia, Mental Status Tests, Leaning Left When Walking, Nocturia
- A study of drug interactions between Tramadol Hydrochloride And Acetaminophen, Depakote Er for a 35-year old woman with Migraine, Seizure Disorder. The patient has Naseua
- A study of drug interactions between Carbamazepine, Depakote Er, Risperidone for a 30-year old man with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Vision Problems
- A study of side effects of Depakote for a 38-year old man with Bipolar. The patient has White Blood Cell Count
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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