Review: could Depakote cause Water retention?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 29,382 people who take Depakote. Among them, 32 have Water retention. See who they are, when they have Water retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,846 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Depakote include weight increased, convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, fatigue, diabetes.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 86,632 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 28,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 32 people (0.11%) 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||53.12%||46.88% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Depakote * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||22.73%||31.82%||36.36%||4.55% |
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 (5 people, 15.62%)
- Bipolar i disorder (3 people, 9.38%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 9.38%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 6.25%)
- Migraine (2 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote er (8 people, 25.00%)
- Zyprexa (4 people, 12.50%)
- Celexa (4 people, 12.50%)
- Neurontin (4 people, 12.50%)
- Lipitor (4 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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