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Review: could Valproate sodium cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?





Summary: Weight gain - unintentional 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 Clozaril, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 12,439 people who have side effects while taking Valproate sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 288 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Valproate sodium

Valproate sodium has active ingredients of valproate sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Valproate sodium 12,634 users)

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain - unintentional 75,856 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 12,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproate sodium. Among them, 288 people (2.32%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Valproate sodium reports

Time on Valproate sodium when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional50.00%7.14%10.71%0.00%25.00%0.00%7.14%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional57.23%42.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.37%1.87%4.49%17.98%25.09%28.46%17.98%3.75%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Valproate sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (66 people, 22.92%)
  2. Epilepsy (52 people, 18.06%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (43 people, 14.93%)
  4. Convulsion (38 people, 13.19%)
  5. Depression (26 people, 9.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clozaril (53 people, 18.40%)
  2. Zyprexa (49 people, 17.01%)
  3. Clonazepam (40 people, 13.89%)
  4. Olanzapine (38 people, 13.19%)
  5. Risperidone (23 people, 7.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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