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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 27 answers

Why does depakote have to make my hair fall out? Is lithium a better switch or is lamictal?

I currently take 1500 mg of depakote..50 mg of zoloft... and 10 mg of Buspar 2x a day for bipolar.

Posted 15 Apr 2016 2 answers

Wellbutrin XL - What is the maximum dosage?

I am on Depakote and Gabapentin (anticonvulsants) so an increase would probably be less dangerous than someone not taking them ??? Please advise you suggestion.

Posted 16 days ago 2 answers

I just started taking depakote..I haven't takin it in 18 years had to be back on it..I'm sick right?

... now so I don't know if it's working.I 500 in the morning and 250 at night..so how do u know?

Posted 13 days ago 1 answer

Does anyone know if nortriptyline help with mood stabilizing?

I have recently been taken off of Depakote and I have had more difficulty with emotion control. I had to go off the Depakote due to liver enzymes elevated. The Depakote was for migraines, despite not ...

Posted 4 Apr 2016 1 answer

I'm bipolar/anxiety need mood stabilizer, anti depressant, and anti anxiety. Don't want to gain?

... weight. Taking Wellbutrin depakote, trileptil and buspar. Having really bad reactions. Would like to try lamictil, cymbalta

Posted 5 Dec 2015 3 answers

Took my 1st dose of Depakote ER 500mg and aside from falling asleep early I didn't even?

notice anything. I was Rx'd it BID but my Psych said I can take it once a day, how long should I wait to see if the once a day is enough before trying it BID? I got a good night sleep and ...

Posted 1 Apr 2016 1 answer

Was Rx'd Depakote ER 500mg twice a day but my Pdoc told me to just take it once for?

a few days, is that a normal starting dose and can I split it in half? I know it says not to but wouldn’t it just act as IR? if anybody knows why I couldn’t take a quarter of it and see ...

Posted 29 Mar 2016 1 answer

Can a man taking depakote cause children to have birth defects and disabilities I have 3 kids same?

... dad all have disabilities from seizures to cerebral palsey Autism Adhd bipolar schitzofrinia cognitive disorder wheel chair bound to name a few

Posted 6 Feb 2016 5 answers

Depakote - Did you hey diarrhea?

We had to up my husbands dose he got the poops will it go away.?

Posted 11 Feb 2016 3 answers

I'm on depokote ER how will vitamins and supplements effect me? I'm starting a botanical diet?

Free from Animal products Arbonne. Gain wt. want to help my body putting back and restore as much as I can. Being on Depokote ER

Posted 29 Feb 2016 1 answer

Gabapentin - Help severe mood swings and impulse control?

I take effexor, lamictal, depakote ER and trazadone. I am having severe mood swings and lack impulse control. Will neurontin help this?

Posted 8 Jan 2016 3 answers

I was put on topamax today!?

I was put on topamax today really scared to take it now with all the reviews. I also take geodon 20. Depakote 500mg morning an my amexity meds. What are the side effects to this topamax?

Posted 13 Jan 2016 2 answers

Long term depakote for bipolar and long term Prozac for depression has caused impulsive behavior,?

... aggression, weight gain, hair loss and periods of mania. Anyone else have this?

Posted 8 Jan 2016 3 answers

Seizures - I have been on 500 mg of Depakote twice a day. Have only had 1 seizure in 2 years and I?

... believe it was due to running out of my medicine for over a week. However I saw my neurologists today and he wants to get off of Depakote (he says no one uses it for seizures anymore but this is ...

Posted 25 Jan 2016 1 answer

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