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How can I give the Depakote sprinkles through a feeding tube?

Posted 13 Jul 2012 by marieajg21 4 answers

my adult son has truamatic brain injury and difficulty swallowing. He has a feeding tube and thatg is how I have tgo give hime the Depakote sprinkles. I did no start yet -- any suggestions?

Does this medication have problems with effecting the teeth?

Posted 17 Oct 2009 by Ldedici 3 answers

I have had major issues with my teeth being that since taking this medication I have had them breaking and coming out and needing dentures in my 20's

Depakote Sprinkles - is it a narcotic?

Posted 2 Oct 2009 by SweetTea81 1 answer

Is Depakote Sprinkles an extended release or a regular release like the DR?

Posted 14 Sep 2010 by samd7 1 answer

The information on the FDA and Abbott web sites are confusing. They both say that you can open the capsules and sprinkle the sprinkles onto food, but do not chew the sprinkles. They also say "do not open the capsules". However, the ER "tablets" cannot be crushed, chewed, or ...

My brother was taken off of depakote and had 6 seizures in one day,are there other meds for him?

Posted 11 Dec 2009 by shay605 2 answers

My brother is developmentally slow and he has a seizure disorder. He was taken off of depakote 6 months ago and just had 6 seizures a few days ago and was put back on the depakote. Now he isnt talking or laughing anymore, he wont crawl or anything! Does anyone know of another medication he can take ...

My 13 year old son was prescribed Depakote sprinkles. Has anyone with a teen had success?

Posted 2 Feb 2011 by yekim2010 1 answer

He was Depakene syrup and blood levels are too low so now they are trying the sprinkles. Is this another roller coaster ride and we should look for another med or have other parents seen success with these sprinkles in their teenage children with bipolar?

How many Depakote Sprinkles capsule at 125mg equals one 500 time release tab?

Posted 31 Aug 2012 by jean1 1 answer

is the dose of mg different between the two my son was switched to the sprinkles.but it was changed from one 500 mg every twelve hours of time released to four 125 mg of sprinkles three time a day

Can you be taken off of depicote sprinkles or do you have to be weened off?

Posted 2 Jun 2010 by jebdylan 1 answer

My son has general mixed epilepsy, he has been increasingly unstable in regards to his emotional state, he says he feels nervious, and has been verbally and physically hurtful. How do you change medicines without shocking his system.

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