A study for a 28 year old man who takes Depakote - from FDA reports


2,398 males aged 28 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 28 year old male patient who has Blood Triglycerides Increased. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 17, 2018

2,398 males aged 28 (±5) who take Depakote are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Depakote for a 28-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 28
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Blood Triglycerides Increased
  • Drugs taken:
    • Depakote (divalproex sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  3. Death
  4. Depression
  5. Hyperammonaemia
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  9. Hypotonia (low muscle tone)
  10. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Death
  2. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  3. Fever
  4. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  7. Salivary hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)
  8. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  9. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents)
  10. Anticonvulsant drug level decreased
6 - 12 months:
  1. Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  2. Petit mal epilepsy (absence seizure)
  3. Mallory-weiss syndrome (gastro-oesophageal laceration syndrome refers to bleeding from tears)
  4. Prostate cancer
  5. Hiatal hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm)
  6. Blood bilirubin increased
  7. Prostatic disorder
  8. Hepatocellular damage (liver damage)
  9. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  10. Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver disease)
1 - 2 years:
  1. White blood cell count decreased
  2. Erythema multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)
  3. Conjunctival disorder (conjunctival disease)
  4. Eye irritation
  5. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  6. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Weight increased
  9. Asphyxia (a condition in which there is an extreme decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the body)
  10. Lacrimation increased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Fever
  2. Diabetes
  3. Weight increased
  4. Cardiac disorder
  5. Pain
  6. Chest pain
  7. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle)
  8. Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes)
  9. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  10. Rashes (redness)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  2. Weight loss
  3. Diabetes
  4. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  7. Back pain
  8. Weight increased
  9. Abdominal pain upper
  10. Death
10+ years:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Petit mal epilepsy (absence seizure)
  3. Prostate cancer
  4. Prostatic disorder
  5. Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  6. Clonic convulsion (long lasting seizure)
  7. Inflammatory bowel disease
  8. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  9. Multi-organ failure (multisystem organ failure)
  10. Disseminated tuberculosis
not specified:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  5. Diabetes
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Fever
  8. Aggression
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 268 people, 11.18%
  2. Depression : 138 people, 5.75%
  3. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 135 people, 5.63%
  4. Psychotic Disorder : 105 people, 4.38%
  5. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 99 people, 4.13%
  6. Stress And Anxiety : 83 people, 3.46%
  7. Affective Disorder (mental disorder): 75 people, 3.13%
  8. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood): 50 people, 2.09%
  9. Sleep Disorder : 48 people, 2.00%
  10. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 46 people, 1.92%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zyprexa (343 people, 14.30%)
  2. Seroquel (339 people, 14.14%)
  3. Risperdal (277 people, 11.55%)
  4. Abilify (182 people, 7.59%)
  5. Clozaril (145 people, 6.05%)
  6. Ativan (134 people, 5.59%)
  7. Clozapine (131 people, 5.46%)
  8. Haldol (124 people, 5.17%)
  9. Lamictal (118 people, 4.92%)
  10. Cogentin (113 people, 4.71%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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