Valproate sodium and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Valproate sodium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Valproate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,011 people who have side effects when taking Valproate sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

13,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproate Sodium.
Among them, 302 people (2.32%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valproate sodium cause Weight gain?

Time on Valproate Sodium when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 61.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Valproate Sodium *:

  • female: 56.99 %
  • male: 43.01 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Valproate Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 1.49 %
  • 10-19: 5.47 %
  • 20-29: 19.9 %
  • 30-39: 22.39 %
  • 40-49: 29.85 %
  • 50-59: 15.42 %
  • 60+: 4.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (51 people, 16.89%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (39 people, 12.91%)
  • Epilepsy (35 people, 11.59%)
  • Depression (22 people, 7.28%)
  • Convulsion (22 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (50 people, 16.56%)
  • Clozaril (45 people, 14.90%)
  • Clonazepam (31 people, 10.26%)
  • Olanzapine (26 people, 8.61%)
  • Seroquel (23 people, 7.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 13.58%)
  • Tremor (36 people, 11.92%)
  • Drowsiness (36 people, 11.92%)
  • Diabetes (33 people, 10.93%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 10.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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