Topamax Vs. Depakote for a male patient aged 7 - from FDA reports
This is a personalized comparison Topamax, Depakote for a boy aged 7. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.
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On Dec, 20, 2017
2,180 males aged 7 (±5) who take Topamax, Depakote are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Information of the patient in this study:
- Age: 7
- Gender: male
- Reason for the study: Complex Partial Seizures
Drugs in this study:
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)
- Topamax (topiramate)
eHealthMe real world results for males aged 7 (±5):
Most common side effects:
- Abnormal Behavior
- Drug Ineffective
- Nausea And Vomiting
- Abnormal Behavior
- Drug Ineffective
Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:
- Calculus Urinary
- Exercise Tolerance Decreased
- Memory Loss
- Pyelonephritis Acute
- Sweating - Absent
- Affective Disorder
- Drug Level Decreased
- Sleep Disorder
- Suicidal Ideation
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What are the drugs?
- Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 38,815 users)
- Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Depakote 41,207 users)
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Khedr YA, Khedr AH, "Sarcoidosis patient: an unexpected reaction to carbonic anhydrase enzyme inhibitor", BMJ case reports, 2013 Jul .
- Baloch M, Siddiqui MA, "Topiramate induced sudden loss of vision", JPMA, 2012 Oct .
Can you answer these questions?
No idea how this works, my first post so here we go... I just got put on Vyvanse and Topamax to help with my binge eating issues. I can't find much information on how the two work together. Anybody who can share your experience? The Dr said he's starting me low to see how it goes. 20mg for ...
I was recently diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia. I stopped the antipsychotic, Geodon and switched to Depakote. I also started Amantadine at the same time. As soon as I started these 2 meds, stuttering started and has become increasingly worse with time. It has been 2 months and now I can barely ...
I'm not sure how I feel about the medication. I will have been on it for 3 months now and the only difference i feel is the mania has stopped. I still get really depressed and hardly any energy. Depakote has it's pro's and con's. I just want to feel happy again.
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