Recently prescribed Depakote 500 twice day. Gained 10 lb in 6 months Trying to determine cause
Does Depakote cause weight gain? Taking 500 MG twice day. Trying to determine source?
Question posted by Tobydog01 on 20 Jan 2018
Last updated on 20 January 2018 by WildcatVet
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.
- Depakote uses and safety info
- Depakote information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
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