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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 18 answers

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 19 days ago 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 16 days ago 1 answer

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 18 days ago 1 answer

Does depakote help depression?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 2 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

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

What is the usual taper/wean for depakote?

depakote was the third drug added to a regime already including keppra and vim pat. It was added for unilateral seizures during radiation treatment for glioblastoma. Radiation ended nearly 6 months ...

Posted 26 Mar 2015 1 answer

Depakote ER 500 mg?

I just received this medicine today to treat headaches/migraines. I've been reading through the reviews and I'm concerned with the side effects of hair loss and weight gain. I wanted to ...

Posted 24 Feb 2015 4 answers

Heart palpitations a side effect of valproic acid (Depakene/Depakine/Depakote)?

Hi, Had to take 250 mg of Depakine (Depakene/depakote) for my mood (subscribed from my housedoctor. Took it 11 days. Quit on monday because of severe side effects (heavy legs, sweating, heart ...

Posted 19 Feb 2015 2 answers

Any longterm effects after taking depakote for over 15 yrs...in following years?

pelvic burning pain upon waking and peripheral neuropathy 24/7.

Posted 3 Feb 2015 1 answer

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