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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

Highly selective dopamine blocker?

Posted 2 days 6 hours ago by Dee90 1 answer

I'm looking for a highly selective dopamine blocker that will help with psychotic behavior as well as don't cause tardivedskinesia? Currently on risperdone 3 mg and depakote 500mg?? Any suggestions...

Depakote and Anxiety?

Posted 3 Feb 2017 by FreshBakedFreak 1 answer

Can Depakote be used for severe anxiety, or is it better for bipolar and depression? I may have been mis-prescribed ONCE AGAIN. I JUST need a non anti-psychotic medication that helps with severe anxiety. I've already been on Paxil and it was for too long thus it no longer works. Zoloft and ...

Latuda for volatile reactions?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Mystwaker 2 answers

So I have been taking Depakote now for about 3 months and my doc has dialed me in at 1500mg at night and Lamictal 100mg in the morning, Celexa 20 mg in the morning also. I was also taking Seroquel 25mg at night but it was making me too drowsy during the day. He has taken me off the Seroquel and ...

Does Depakote make you sleepy?

Posted 5 Jan 2017 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 ...

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