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Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by kristi1821 39 answers

I will be starting the medication next week and am terrifed of gaining weight. I'm on the hearvier side which has a lot to do with my depression, anxiety, negative self-image, mood swings etc. If I eat healthy and exercise, what are the chances that I will gain weight? In other words, does it ...

Depression - how long does it take for depakote to start working?

Posted 10 Mar 2010 by mrsgardner 4 answers

my doctor had just put me on depakote and i was wondering how long does it take to come in affect to where i will notice a difference?

How long does Depakote take to work?

Posted 16 Aug 2009 by pattygayle 1 answer

Does Depakote make you sleepy?

Posted 11 days ago by Elliebakey 1 answer

I'm currently coming off of lithium as I don't feel it's working I'm now on Depakote. I've only been taking them for a few days and all I've done is sleep. I'm not depressed quite the opposite just very sleepy.

Bipolar 2 Disorder: Can Depakote Help Me?

Posted 2 Dec 2016 by fnp2012 1 answer

My story: I was diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder 3 months ago at age 51. I had been misdiagnosed for years. I was diagnosed with depression at 22, but have had depression since I was 15. I was also anorexic at that age due to a distorted body image, which I still have. I have been on many ...

Depakote - Can this drug along with taking zonisamide make a child go into a extreme depressive?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 by Ampark 0 answers

... state. My daughter is in the combination for her seizures and she will uncontrollably cry about nothing. She cried tonight for 45 min because she believed people were to happy then told me trees were her friends and wanted to bring them inside to live with us. She is a straight A student very ...

Should I be taking Wellbutrin SR 200mg once a day if I have had seizures in the past?

Posted 8 Nov 2016 by sdono 0 answers

My last dose of Depakote was 8/25/16(was taking as a mood stabilizer). I'm in between doctors and no one will give me an answer without an appointment.

Depakote - Can it cause problems in a person with Myasthenia Gravis?

Posted 8 Oct 2016 by ssgtsannie 0 answers

Especially Depakote EC SA 500mg, can this cause breathing, chewing and swallowing difficulties with increased weakness in arms and legs in a patient who had been in remission from Myasthenia Gravis? It was prescribed by VA for Bipolar.

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 ...

Does Depakote make you gain weight? Does it cause decreased sex drive? Does it help racing though?

Posted 10 Aug 2016 by Tiredofwrongmeds 1 answer

I used to take Effexor (18 yrs). Stopped working . Told dr I was angry all the time, racing thoughts, ruminating, not sleeping. He said I have a mood disorder and prescribed depakote. So far the reviews I read are bad. Wanted some insight into the drug before I start.

Do seizure medicines cause arthritis?

Posted 25 Aug 2016 by susanee5 0 answers

I take Depakote and Lamictal. Do these make arthritis worse?

Did anyone else get a sideaffect of cellulitis when taking depakote?

Posted 12 Aug 2016 by earnest66 1 answer

After taking depakote my scrotum enlarged and doctors said its from depakote

Serzone? My psych prescribed me 200mg serzone as other antidepressants have failed but isn't?

Posted 24 Jul 2016 by seanprice 1 answer

it very toxic to the liver and has a no-no interaction with Latuda which he put me on 8 months ago. I was taken off Depakote because it made my depression worse but kept me from flying off the handle and he refused Lamictal and said it would be pointless. Should I drop the Latuda and maybe go on ...

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