Review: could Depakote cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: Water retention is found among people who take Depakote, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Depakote er, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 29,629 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 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 30,959 Depakote users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,475 Water retention patients)
On Apr, 7, 2015: 29,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 36 people (0.12%) have Water Retention.
Time on Depakote when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||0.00%||57.14%||14.29%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Depakote * :
|Water retention||52.78%||47.22% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Depakote * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.17%||20.83%||29.17%||33.33%||12.50% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Depakote ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (6 people, 16.67%)
- Bipolar i disorder (3 people, 8.33%)
- Migraine (3 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 8.33%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote er (9 people, 25.00%)
- Celexa (5 people, 13.89%)
- Zyprexa (5 people, 13.89%)
- Neurontin (4 people, 11.11%)
- Lipitor (4 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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