A study for a 41 year old man who takes Depakote - from FDA reports


3,385 males aged 41 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 41 year old male patient who has Diverticulitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 06, 2018

3,385 males aged 41 (±5) who take Depakote are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Depakote for a 41-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 41
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Diverticulitis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Depakote (divalproex sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Diverticulitis(digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall): 4 (0.12% of males aged 41 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Consciousness - decreased
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Fever
  4. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  5. Overdose
1 - 6 months:
  1. Suicide attempt
  2. Suicidal ideation
  3. Consciousness - decreased
  4. Depression
  5. Overdose
6 - 12 months:
  1. Diabetes
  2. High blood cholesterol
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Thirst
  5. Hepatitis viral
1 - 2 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. High blood cholesterol
  3. Diabetic neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)
  4. Musculoskeletal disorder (disease of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
  5. Back pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. Liver function test abnormal
  3. Diabetes
  4. Chest pain
  5. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. Diabetes
  3. Anger
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  5. Stress and anxiety
10+ years:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weight increased
  3. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  4. Urination - excessive volume
  5. Weight decreased
not specified:
  1. Diabetes
  2. Type 2 diabetes
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Weight increased
  5. High blood cholesterol

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 331 people, 9.78%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 299 people, 8.83%
  3. Stress And Anxiety : 194 people, 5.73%
  4. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 148 people, 4.37%
  5. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 137 people, 4.05%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel (624 people, 18.43%)
  2. Zyprexa (558 people, 16.48%)
  3. Risperdal (373 people, 11.02%)
  4. Abilify (292 people, 8.63%)
  5. Klonopin (263 people, 7.77%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

You are not alone:

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) can be treated by Flagyl, Cipro, Metronidazole, Ciprofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride (latest reports from 20,044 Diverticulitis patients)

What are the symtoms?

  • Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 20,044 Diverticulitis patients).

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