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 29,629 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 30,959 Depakote users)
Substance abuse has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,560 Substance abuse patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 29,624 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 Seroquel, Remeron, Lexapro, Klonopin, Fluoxetine, Effexor Xr, Topamax, Risperdal, Restoril, Depakote, Adderall, Abilify, Zoloft, Xanax, Zyprexa, Geodon for a 44-year old woman with Depression, Migraine With Aura, Dpression, Sleep Disorder, Add, Depression - Chronic, Anxiety Disorder.
- A study of side effects of Divalproex Sodium for a 32-year old man with Depression. The patient has Blood In Stool
- A study of side effects of Depakote for a 28-year old woman with Seizures. The patient has Hallucination, Visual
- A study of drug interactions between Tylenol, Excedrin, Sumatriptan, Lamictal, Depakote Er, Lexapro for a 62-year old woman with Frequent Headaches, Migraine - Classic, Seizure Disorder, Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Horner Syndrome
- A study of drug interactions between Mirena, Pantoprazole, Vyvanse, Divalproex, Escitalopram for a 30-year old woman with Birth Control, Ibs, Adhd, Bipolar Disorder, Depression. The patient has Lactation Disorder
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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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