... having problems with losing a lot of hair, and I bruise easily, they take forever to heal, same as scrapes or cuts. The Dr thinks it's the Depakote but I've been on it for two years you'd think it would have happened sooner. I'm also having Ad problems with memory getting worse by the year since they did ECTs on me in 2008, also Topomax is no help with it. I'm on Dexidrine 100mg a day to help concentration, slow my racing thoughts and memory. I don't want to go off anything this Is the best My bipolar been in years, does anyone else have these side effects?