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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 13 days ago • 2 answers
Half a year ago I started getting dizzy, light headed and weak all the time. After a while, I was misdiagnosed with Neurocardiogenic Syncope (aka Dysautonomia). My cardiologist said I had nothing to ...
Posted 7 Jan 2015 • 1 answer
My child is ADHD, we adopted him prior to him being 1 and he comes from a mother and father with many mental health issues. Mom is diagnosed OCD, ADD, mild retardation and schizophrenia. He is ...
Posted 23 May 2014 • 4 answers
I am taking 1500 mg Depakote and 150 mg lamictal. Does anyone know why my pdoc wouldn't just have me on lamictal? Has anyone transitioned from valproic acid to lamictal? If so what was the ...
Posted 21 Nov 2013 • 1 answer
recently my nephew had a brain wave test and the doctor suggested we get him started on magnesium-valproate as a long term treatment for the rest of his life. I'm concern because I don't ...
Posted 15 Nov 2013 • 1 answer
I suffered a stroke in Feb. 2009 and have been on the medication ever since. I currently am taking 500 mg twice a day. My doctor has just recently told me it is ok to have a glass or two every night ...
Posted 27 Jul 2013 • 2 answers
valproic acid medicat.ion, if it will let the doctor know if you are using the medication prescribed
Posted 3 Feb 2013 • 2 answers
a sudden appearance of jaundice , abdominal pain , slight fever and dark urine after 3 years of starting valproate for epilepsy in child 10 years old . is viral hepatitis a possible cause for this, ...
Posted 30 Jan 2013 • 1 answer
Husband woke up with vertigo this am... been checking on this drug and am concerned it may be a side effect--- he does drink alcohol and sometimes take his medication with wine or drinks wine shortly ...
Posted 27 Oct 2012 • 1 answer
.Or is it permanent? Hair concern is balding for Male age 64 My Father was balding by age 35 Late in life my Mother had very thin hair and balding problems after age 60
Posted 21 Jul 2012 • 1 answer
i would like to know the diference between these 2 drugs
Posted 31 Jan 2012 • 1 answer
I am a long time user of valproic acid for controlling epilepsy but have recently suffered an attack
... of pancreatitus. Could this be related to the long term use?
Posted 21 Sep 2011 • 1 answer
is valproic acid more effective than valproate?i mean in its absorption and distribution,in its effect as antiepileptic drug.thanks.
Posted 23 Oct 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 21 Oct 2010 • 1 answer
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