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My psychiatrist just prescribed me Depakote ER 750mgs at bedtime in the form of 3 250mg tabs and I?

Posted 5 Jan 2018 by luke uno 0 answers

told him I'm nervous about taking it even though I've taken it before at 500mgs BID but I don't remember how it made me feel, so he said to start with 1 250mg tab and work up. Tonight I'm gonna take my first pill and wondering if 250mgs is so low that will I even be able to ...

Divalproex Sodium - My daughter is taking 1000 mg of Depakote ER per day. Is this a safe dosage?

Posted 17 Jun 2017 by JimmyDGreen 0 answers

... From what I have read on your site the recommended dosage should not exceed 60 mg and not to exceed 250 mg per day unless divided into several doses. She has been taking Depakote for several years for seizure control, but not this high of a dosage.

Depakote ER Weight Gain?

Posted 20 Mar 2017 by Newyorkgal35 2 answers

My Dr. is wanting to take me off Trileptal and try me again on Depakote ER. I am not remembering if this is one of the many meds I gained weight on. Very worried about trying it again but, the Trileptal doesn't seem as effective anymore. Any insight to others experiences?

What is Depakote ER 1000?

Posted 25 Mar 2017 by miamitennismom 1 answer

Depakote ER - Ammonia levels?

Posted 8 Jul 2013 by tursh 4 answers

I had the toxic ammonia levels and never once did anyone test me until I told my Dr. I was seeing worms in my cat's poop as I laughed. She said that I had to get an ammonia test and it didn't matter if I fasted. The longer you are on depakote your ammonia levels can do what mine did ...

I'm on Depakote ER for migraines. Is there an alternative medicine for this?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by GypsyWoman18 1 answer

I take (have taken for years) Depakote ER (750 mg/daily). I take this for, I believe, 2 reasons. 1) For migraine prevention. and 2) I have (at the present time) a Vaproic Acid level of FOUR (4) mcg/mL! However, I am greatly concerned about weight gain, have recently been experiencing nausea with ...

How well does a low dose of lithium say 300-450 mgs of ER help with rapid mood swings if added?

Posted 25 Jun 2016 by mrbear559 1 answer

to Depakote ER 750 mg (500 at night and 250 in the morning) or does it seem better to try more Depakote 1st? I am trying to avoid side effects thats why I'm asking if 2 proven meds are better at a low dose or does staying with just Depakote but going up around 1250 mgs seem like a better ...

Have experienced hair loss while taking Depokote ER, any experience if/when for regrowth?

Posted 12 Jul 2010 by sixcentz 13 answers

Was taking Depakote ER 500mg 2X day for three months for seizures. Begining of fourth month noticed significant hair loss. Fifth month medication was been changed to topamax. Hair loss has slowed but not stopped yet with no sign of regrowth. At this poit have lost about 20-25% of hair on top of my ...

Depakote ER? does it really work better if taken twice a day?

Posted 9 Jun 2016 by mrbear559 0 answers

just wondering if I can take my entire dose (only 500mg) at night instead of 250 ER BID because it makes me drowsy when taken twice

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