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Review: could Depakote cause Tinnitus?

We study 29,588 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,909 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 114,959 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 29,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 150 people (0.51%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.13% of all the 115,047 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tinnitus in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus28.00%28.00%0.00%8.00%20.00%8.00%8.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus60.82%39.18%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%12.32%7.97%12.32%32.61%27.54%7.25%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%42.86%0.00%57.14%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (36 people, 24.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (24 people, 16.00%)
  3. Affective disorder (18 people, 12.00%)
  4. Epilepsy (15 people, 10.00%)
  5. Migraine (15 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote er (52 people, 34.67%)
  2. Atenolol (25 people, 16.67%)
  3. Folic acid (22 people, 14.67%)
  4. Phenergan (22 people, 14.67%)
  5. Toprol-xl (22 people, 14.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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