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Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

I will be starting the medication next week and am terrifed of gaining weight. I'm on the hearvier side which has a lot to do with my depression, anxiety, negative self-image, mood swings etc. ...

Posted 3 Jul 2012 19 answers

Can depakote lower blood pressure?

13 year old male put on as a mood stablizer seems to be lowering blood pressure

Posted 29 Jul 2015 1 answer

I was on dapakote for 20 years?

After switched to Trileptal I developed cottonmoutha and vastly increased my fluid intake. Rushed to hospital sodium level 121. It was determined that I dink 2 liters of liquid a day. I was unable to ...

Posted 1 Aug 2015 0 answers

Valproic acid (depakote) vs lithium?

My husband developped a strong skin reaction to carbamazepine for bipolar. He discontinued it. The doctor wants to put him on valproic acid (depakote), but he ( my husband) is not willing to try a ...

Posted 16 Mar 2015 3 answers

I am taking Depakote Sod ER 500 MG?

Is a side effect of taking this Drug --- can it cause Cancer?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 1 answer

Should I call doctor?

I'm caregiver. For an elderly man who is on Topiramax, Depakote, Valium And Phenyton sodium for seizures. Also on Lisinopril. He thinks he had a seizure a few days ago n since then is having ...

Posted 25 May 2015 1 answer

Hello, my husband is under 3 medications that Im concerned Thorazine, depakote and flexeril?

he said instead of feeling better his getting worse. I looked up this meds and im concerned because all he went to the hospital for was depression and alcohol withdrawal. he has been treating with ...

Posted 9 May 2015 1 answer

What is more effective than depakote?

im on the highest dose of depakote... its not really effective... does anyone know in the UK what would be better

Posted 14 Apr 2015 2 answers

Can a ten year old girl take clonazepam long term for epilepsy?

My daughter is 10 years old. She has had uncontrolled generalized and photosensitive seizures since age 3. We have tried most all of the popular antiepileptic medications. Depakote, Lamictal, ...

Posted 15 Apr 2015 2 answers

My Valproate level is at 133, what does that mean?

I have been taking Keppra and Depacot for seizures for over 7 years now

Posted 17 Apr 2015 1 answer

Depakote ER - I keep seeing whole tablets in my stool. Then my Doctor and mental health team get on?

... me for having low depakote levels. Ihave told them that this mostly happens with the newer white generic pills and did not have this problem with the grey pills or name brand depakote.They treat ...

Posted 29 Mar 2015 2 answers

Does depakote help depression?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 2 answers

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