Depakote and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

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 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Water retention 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 Sep, 22, 2017

38,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote.
Among them, 68 people (0.18%) have Water retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depakote cause Water retention?

Time on Depakote when people have Water retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Depakote *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Depakote *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 19.44 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 30.56 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (5 people, 7.35%)
  • Diabetes (4 people, 5.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 4.41%)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 4.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (12 people, 17.65%)
  • Zyprexa (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Lyrica (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Celexa (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Habitrol (5 people, 7.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (21 people, 30.88%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (8 people, 11.76%)
  • Weight Decreased (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Pneumonia (7 people, 10.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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