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Posted 27 Jun 2018 by • 1 answer
My son is having a manic episode with delusions and was prescribed 250mg am 500pm Depakote ER and 100mg Seroquel pm. He weighs 227 lbs. Is that enough? I feel like it's not enough. It's only been 3 days but I feel like I may need to bring him back. If I increase his dosage at home he will ...
Posted 5 Jan 2018 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 20 Mar 2017 by • 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?
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by • 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.
Posted 1 Oct 2011 by • 1 answer
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Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 18 Feb 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 12 Jul 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 26 Sep 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 25 Jun 2016 by • 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 - I have epilepsy and I know that I get outburst of just getting mad and calm again can?
Posted 14 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
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Posted 29 Jun 2011 by • 7 answers
My doctor started me on Depakote ER 500mg tablets, 3 tablets @ night = 1500mg is that alot to be starting out? He also added 900mg of Lithobid, 2mg of Kolonpin, and 600mg of Seraquel... I was recently diagnosed with Bipolar II and this is my first time taking these medications... it just seems like ...
Posted 13 Dec 2015 by • 2 answers
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