Depakote and Substance abuse - from FDA reports
Substance abuse is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Substance abuse with Depakote. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,658 people who have side effects when taking Depakote from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 102 people (0.26%) have Substance abuse
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depakote when people have Substance abuse *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Substance abuse when taking Depakote *:
- female: 38.78 %
- male: 61.22 %
Age of people who have Substance abuse when taking Depakote *:
- 0-1: 1.2 %
- 2-9: 1.2 %
- 10-19: 6.02 %
- 20-29: 22.89 %
- 30-39: 22.89 %
- 40-49: 30.12 %
- 50-59: 12.05 %
- 60+: 3.61 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (23 people, 22.55%)
- Stress And Anxiety (19 people, 18.63%)
- Schizophrenia (13 people, 12.75%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 11.76%)
- Back Pain (9 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (49 people, 48.04%)
- Klonopin (29 people, 28.43%)
- Risperdal (26 people, 25.49%)
- Lexapro (25 people, 24.51%)
- Ativan (25 people, 24.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diabetes (26 people, 25.49%)
- Suicidal Ideation (22 people, 21.57%)
- Drug Dependence (22 people, 21.57%)
- Back Pain (22 people, 21.57%)
- Chest Pain (19 people, 18.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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