Recently prescribed Depakote 500 twice day. Gained 10 lb in 6 months Trying to determine cause
It can go either way:
Common (1% to 10%): Weight loss/Weight gain
It's very likely that Depakote is your cause. If your doctor determines that the weight gain is medically significant you might discuss switching to a different mood stabilizer.
Best regards, Wildcat
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