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Review: could Valproate cause Weight gain?

We study 12,425 people who have side effects while taking Valproate from FDA and social media. Among them, 287 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Valproate sodium

Valproate sodium (latest outcomes from 12,620 users) has active ingredients of valproate sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,114 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 12,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproate sodium. Among them, 287 people (2.31%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.05% of all the 526,642 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Valproate sodium reports

Time on Valproate sodium when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain51.85%7.41%11.11%0.00%22.22%0.00%7.41%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Valproate sodium * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain57.10%42.90%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Valproate sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.38%1.88%4.14%18.05%25.19%28.57%18.05%3.76%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Valproate sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (66 people, 23.00%)
  2. Epilepsy (51 people, 17.77%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (43 people, 14.98%)
  4. Convulsion (38 people, 13.24%)
  5. Depression (26 people, 9.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clozaril (53 people, 18.47%)
  2. Zyprexa (49 people, 17.07%)
  3. Clonazepam (40 people, 13.94%)
  4. Olanzapine (38 people, 13.24%)
  5. Seroquel (23 people, 8.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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