Water retention is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Celexa, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 29,120 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 33,660 users)
Water retention has been reported by people with hair loss, joint pain, blood urea increased, urinary tract infection, osteoarthritis (latest reports from 23,045 Water retention patients).
On Aug, 25, 2016
29,120 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 34 people (0.12%) have Water Retention
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I took depakote for around twenty years. I had an MRI showing a T2-flair last year. I have almost all MS symptoms currently. I am no longer taking depakpte. I crave to eat the kind of thngs myelin is made of: like protein, meat connective tissue. High potasium foods, fat, cheese, green leaves, and I am testng to see if alkaline water made with ordnary baking soda, helps currently, as my skin is acid and disolves metal, so my acid body may be disolving my faytty meylin even wen I try to replenish it with these things. Self talk type hypnosis seems to help as does exercse. Does anyone have any advice for me?
My grandson is 12. He started taking depakote 4 months ago. He has been having blue bowels, all of a sudden, and vomiting, along with severe stomach cramps. Is this happening with anyone else? if so, what needs to be done?
My son and I have not had an easy life so the last thing i want to do is have him on medication that could harm him. I have MS, so i am concerned, given my medical history. I just want him to happy and healthy again. It has been ongoing for years, and he is 15 now. on depakote and remeron for 3 ...
I was recently diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia. I stopped the antipsychotic, Geodon and switched to Depakote. I also started Amantadine at the same time. As soon as I started these 2 meds, stuttering started and has become increasingly worse with time. It has been 2 months and now I can barely ...
I have Epilepsy and I have been taking Tegretol for 21 years. my legs , ankles and feet keep swelling up. I have put on three and a half stone. My doctor has told me it's the Tegretol. I'm really worried I will have to stop tacking it, but my body can not go with out it. if I cut my dosage by ...
I took depakote for around twenty years. I had an MRI showing a T2-flair last year. I have almost all MS symptoms currently. I am no longer taking depakpte. I crave to eat the kind of thngs myelin is made of: like protein, meat connective tissue. High potasium foods, fat, cheese, green leaves, ...
Since starting effexor I've gained almost 30 pounds of fluid I feel fat, and uncomfortable I've told my Dr's and specialist that u believe the fluis is from my drugs But they all disagree and believe it's my weight issues Well I have been working extremely hard with walking and getting ...
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