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Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by kristi1821 42 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

Weight gain on Depakote and Latuda?

Posted 11 days ago by kdavis50291 4 answers

I have been on 750 mg of Depakote and 80 mg of Latuda for about a year and have gained about 50 pounds. My doctor gave me 25 mg of Topamax and I just started Wellbutrin a few weeks ago but I am having no luck with losing weight. I am always hungry and now I am depressed because of the serious ...

How and where do I come off of meds?

Posted 4 Jul 2017 by medicatedude117 2 answers

Hi hey hello, I've been on meds over 4 years now, and rather consistently. I take 1250 mg of Depakote and 250 mg of Seroquel. And I want out. I feel that the side effects are out weighing the benefits. I've tried to finish my degree multiple times but have little drive or motivation, and ...

Depakote - How long does it take to notice if it's working? What are people's experiences?

Posted 4 Jun 2017 by shoot for the stars 1 answer

I was prescribed Depakote 500mg just a day ago, to take once per day at bedtime.

Is 250mg once a day normal for me to begin Depakote? I also take Prozac 20mg a day.

Posted 10 Jun 2017 by Bruce L 2 answers

These medicines are for anxiety, panic attacks, depression and bipolar disorders

Lithium & Abilify are not a good combo for me. What should I Take Instead, for Bipolar Mania?

Posted 17 Apr 2017 by RIGGER_JIM 3 answers

I currently take 30mg Abilify and 900mg lithium carbonate, daily. I was on Abilify, Depakote, and Zyprexa, and that wasn't good either. I kept getting blood work done, and it kept coming back worse and worse for my liver. So now I take Lithium and Abilify. Intially, I lost 20 lbs, but now ...

Is it normal to be more agitated and aggravated easily when you miss a dose?

Posted 5 May 2017 by gowenheather 1 answer

I've been on depalote for 6 months now. At first its a low dose. Then I told him I still get hot flashes, sweat pouring, pale, and vomit. So he up my dose to 500 Mg's 2xs daily. The symptoms disappeared and been seizure free. But I skip doses cause the pills are huge and even cutting them ...

Haloperidol - Haldol dosage and insomnia?

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by ablueyedsissy 0 answers

I have read so much negative about haldol but found this site that has some positive. Haldol works for my son. He was taking 5 mg a day along with depakote for a year and a half of stabilization and no inpatient hospitalization.Unfortunately he stopped taking it when I told him how good he's ...

Depakote - Sodium Valproate and Fluoxetine for Depression?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by MsKaluah 0 answers

I've taken many types of antidepressants over the past 17 years, but never made it out ofdepression for very long at a time. My new psychiatrist prescribed me Sodium Valproate (1000mg) about 8 days ago to take alongside the Fluoxetine (60mg) I've been on for a while (it helps with my OCD ...

Depakote - does Depakote treat anxiety?

Posted 14 Apr 2017 by gaylej 1 answer

How does Depakote treat anxiety?

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