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Posted 3 Jul 2012 by • 47 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 ...
Posted 10 Mar 2010 by • 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?
Posted 12 Jul 2010 by • 14 answers
Was taking Depakote ER 500mg 2X day for three months for seizures. Begining of fourth month noticed significant hair loss. Fifth month medication was been changed to topamax. Hair loss has slowed but not stopped yet with no sign of regrowth. At this poit have lost about 20-25% of hair on top of my ...
Posted 14 Aug 2011 by • 6 answers
Posted 3 days ago by • 2 answers
Divalproex Sodium - I am prescribed Depakote for depression and anxiety, mainly to help me sleep, is
Posted 15 Nov 2012 by • 7 answers
... this normal?
Posted 29 Jun 2011 by • 7 answers
My doctor started me on Depakote ER 500mg tablets, 3 tablets @ night = 1500mg is that alot to be starting out? He also added 900mg of Lithobid, 2mg of Kolonpin, and 600mg of Seraquel... I was recently diagnosed with Bipolar II and this is my first time taking these medications... it just seems like ...
Posted 23 Nov 2014 by • 5 answers
Starting from the beginning, I went to college in August 2012 and lost 30 pounds just from walking around campus through the semester even though I was eating my way through a depression. I was in the best shape of my life. Then, I was diagnosed with type 2 bipolar in December and had a severe ...
Posted 13 Apr 2013 by • 9 answers
... that i now am Bipolar! But this is causing to much weight gain. Is there a different or better medication that I can talk to my doc about, other than this Depakote? thanks
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Posted 5 Dec 2010 by • 4 answers
Seizures - This past september I was in the hospital a week to try to get my siezures back under control, I missed on dose of Keppra xr and woke up early that morning having lost my bodily functions. The Neurologist added Depakote xr back to my regime and now I have the shakes in my hands like a ...
Posted 3 May 2010 by • 5 answers
I have been on Depakote for two years for bipolar disorder. My question is what happens if I miss a dose? I know that you can go into a seizure even if you've never had one but that is the extreme. What are the other side effects? I didn't take my medicine last night and I feel HORRIBLE ...
Posted 18 Dec 2011 by • 6 answers
... way up as needed. I was so sleepy all day. Does anyone have experience to tell me about how long it takes to adjust to the sedation? BTW. Going up to 500mg tonight
Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 4 answers
I had the toxic ammonia levels and never once did anyone test me until I told my Dr. I was seeing worms in my cat's poop as I laughed. She said that I had to get an ammonia test and it didn't matter if I fasted. The longer you are on depakote your ammonia levels can do what mine did ...
Posted 13 Jul 2012 by • 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?
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