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Posted 12 Jul 2010 by • 14 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 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 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
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Posted 13 Oct 2009 by • 3 answers
Our 29yr. old son takes 1500mgs. depakote er a day, combined with prozac, wellbutrin xl, klonipin, xanax and trazodone, and sometimes sudafed pe, he has very severe and disabling ocd. Sometimes he gets very, very irritable and agitated, have some holes in the wall that he punched, we don't ...
Posted 4 Jun 2013 by • 3 answers
I have been on Depakote 500 2 times a day, since starting it seems like my feet and legs are swelling. I also stand on my feet all day at least 3 days a week. I have arthritis in my knees which also cause swelling. Any response would be appreciated.
Posted 5 Oct 2011 by • 1 answer
I have been on Depakote ER now for a week.
Posted 20 Jul 2010 by • 2 answers
I am currently taking 1000 per day 500 in a.m. and 500 p.m? I have gained about 50 pounds and want to come off the med. Would it be safe to only take the evening 500, just stop the morning 500 for a couple of weeks and then just stop?
Hi, Im new and scared, was just recently diagnosed bipolar 2, I was started on depakote er 250mg one
Posted 4 Nov 2011 by • 7 answers
... a day for a week, then 2 a day for a week, then 3 a day after that. I do.t know if this will help, the drug warnings kinda scare me, but they didnt put me on lithium because I have cardiac issues in the past. How will I know when this will help? And im scared to be labeled as a nut case. Please ...
Posted 31 Jan 2011 • 5 answers
My tremors have increased to the point where they affect my daily life, making it increasingly difficult to eat, bring a glass to my mouth or use common hand tools. My head now also shakes. Dr had prescribed Inderal but I'm hesitant to take another med. Moods have been very stable for yrs now. ...
Posted 9 Feb 2013 by • 4 answers
... first dose but I'm just really scared to do so. I'm scared that it'll make my depressive episodes worse (I've been prescribed it for bipolar disorder which was my diagnosis yesterday). I was prescribed zoloft with it. I'm overweight and I've been struggling to get ...
Posted 20 May 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 2 Nov 2013 by • 4 answers
... pretty depressed within 2 days of being on it but the psychiatrist requested thate we give it no less than 4 days. We have not been on it for about 10 days and he is severely nauseated, breathing difficulties and some other side effects. Are these supposed to go away with time? Does anyone else ...
Posted 7 days ago by • 1 answer
I also take Keppra and Trileptal due to having epilepsy. It got so bad that i slept all day and night that i lowered the dosage myself and then he agreed. I now forgot to take my entire amount of Depakot ER 2x 250 nightly and am actually still awake and don't feel tired and am not talking ...
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