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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 24 answers

Depakote - depakin and memory loss?

Posted 18 days ago 0 answers

My bf just started depakote and has numbness in lips and face?

Tingling and numbness in face and lips, sore joints, muscle aches, irregular heartbeat, nausea, diziness

Posted 26 Oct 2015 2 answers

Should I stop taking sertraline 200mg dose?

Basicly I was on depakote 1g, but stopped and decided to self medicate with some old sertraline. First day I took 25mg then each day I increased dose until 200mg this was about a week or two ago and ...

Posted 12 Oct 2015 1 answer

Should my gf be taking depakote while trying to conceive?

She said her doctor told her it's fine. She takes it as a mood stabilizer but everything online says it's a bad idea. Is she lying or is it okay?

Posted 1 Oct 2015 1 answer

Depakote - started depokate for the first time csn it make you down and dry mouth?

Tired, down no motivation. Just sluggish and to yoursels

Posted 30 Sep 2015 0 answers

Vimpat - Finding right med due to low WBCs from tegretol?

Going from tegretol, to depakote and now Vimpat. Bad sleep disturbances and crazy hot feet!! I sleep with an ice pack at feet all night. I wish I could go back to tegretol and treat low WBCs somehow. ...

Posted 22 Sep 2015 0 answers

Depakote - My brother has been on 2,500mg of depekote for over a year, He has changed drastically.?

... He can't remember short or long-term, he shakes terribly which keeps him from using a computer, writting, etc. He has lost over 30 lbs, and his neurologist thinks he's depressed. He ...

Posted 1 Sep 2015 1 answer

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

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

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

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

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