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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

Lack of enjoyment in anything?

Posted 2 days 2 hours ago by kdavis50291 0 answers

I'm on 80 mg of Latuda and 250 mg of Depakote plus 50 mg of topomax. I am feeling just utterly miserable all the time. I feel no emotion whatsoever-no sadness, no happiness, no anger, just emptiness inside. I've gained over 50 lbs on these damn medications and even though I try to watch ...

82 year psychosphrenic patient with dementia started fainting while taking mg Lamitcal, 80mg Geodon?

Posted 15 days ago by treefire 2 answers

As well as 250mg Depokote, and Tylenol. Is the interaction Tylenol or Lamictal?

I am on Depakote for theraputic level due to having bipolar and it's making me more miserable?

Posted 4 Sep 2017 by bethenyrose25 2 answers

I am taking Depakote. Feeling more depressed so depressed that I'm afraid I am right at 220 some lbs now and all its doing is make me even more miserable about myself. I have no energy. I know its the Depakote only because i know that before I took Depakote i was 207. Should i suggest to my ...

Medications for nanic episodes?

Posted 4 Sep 2017 by mvterhune 1 answer

for diagnosed nipolar disease what other drugs other than Depakote are used to manage manic episodes

I have been on Seroquel for years. I have depression, but am not bipolar.I don't know why it was...

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by ths girl 1 answer

... put on it, and the psychiatrist put me on generic Depakote, and generic Remeron. I was so tired and couldn't sleep, they added Ambien and I had horrifying nightmares. I still can't sleep. I had a breakdown last weekend and committed myself to the local mental hospital, where they gave ...

Which bi-polar meds are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Posted 26 Aug 2017 by Sarahjane83 1 answer

A friend of mine is currently breastfeeding her 1 month old baby & is starting to have trouble with her bi-polar symptoms. She was taking Depakote in the past as this is what worked for her, but is afraid to re-start it because she is fearful of the effects it may have on her baby.

Weight gain on Depakote and Latuda?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by kdavis50291 5 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 3 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 ...

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