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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 17 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 1 day 10 hours ago 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 14 days ago 3 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 5 days ago 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 following years?

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

Posted 3 Feb 2015 1 answer

I have been on Depakote for over 20 years I'm now experiencing tremors could the Depakote be causing

... this or should I be concerned it's something else

Posted 24 Jan 2015 1 answer

Depakote - Does anesthesia effect the brain during surgery?

I have been off of divalproic acid sod er for 12 months by weening myself off and taking Black Cumin Seed Oil, Coconut Oil, Carnosine, Tyrosine, Selenium, Magnesium, D3, K2, B complex, Curcumin, ...

Posted 28 Dec 2014 3 answers

Depacote for Frontotemporal Dementia?

My husband was given 1000mg of Depacote for his Frontotemporal Dementia to stabilize his mood. Instead I saw negative behaviors in him . He was also on 500mg of Seroquel. I believe these drugs ...

Posted 8 Jan 2015 1 answer

What is the incidence of liver disease side effects in an adult patient with Depakote?

I am taking?. Amiodarone which has a high incidence of liver disease side effects. I am also using Lorazepam for anxiety. It appears that Depakote may be the only drug that may be suitable to address ...

Posted 9 Jan 2015 1 answer

I just started depakote for migraines, I was wondering if you should drink while taking this? I?

... only drink occasionally and going out for new years eve but wasn't sure if I should drink

Posted 29 Dec 2014 2 answers

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