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What is Depakote ER 1000?

Posted 3 days ago by miamitennismom 1 answer

Depakote ER Weight Gain?

Posted 9 days ago by Newyorkgal35 1 answer

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?

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 ...

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

Took my 1st dose of Depakote ER 500mg and aside from falling asleep early I didn't even?

Posted 1 Apr 2016 by howielinux 1 answer

notice anything. I was Rx'd it BID but my Psych said I can take it once a day, how long should I wait to see if the once a day is enough before trying it BID? I got a good night sleep and honestly feel pretty good

Was Rx'd Depakote ER 500mg twice a day but my Pdoc told me to just take it once for?

Posted 29 Mar 2016 by howielinux 1 answer

a few days, is that a normal starting dose and can I split it in half? I know it says not to but wouldn’t it just act as IR? if anybody knows why I couldn’t take a quarter of it and see what 125mg feels like I'd appreciate it

Gabapentin - Help severe mood swings and impulse control?

Posted 8 Jan 2016 by Kris6463 3 answers

I take effexor, lamictal, depakote ER and trazadone. I am having severe mood swings and lack impulse control. Will neurontin help this?

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 have been off of Depakote ER for one year. I was taken off slowly and put on other medication for?

Posted 31 Dec 2015 by corgimom2many 1 answer

... seizures. Those meds are not working well, and I want to start the Depakote back up. Has anyone had experience with going off, and then starting back again? Wondering if it will control my seizures as well as it did before? Thank you

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