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Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by kristi1821 32 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?

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

Posted 19 days ago 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 ...

How long does Depakote take to work?

Posted 16 Aug 2009 by pattygayle 1 answer

Do seizure medicines cause arthritis?

Posted 25 Aug 2016 by susanee5 0 answers

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

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.

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 0 answers

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 ...

Does Depakote help axxiety?

Posted 16 Jul 2016 by Linetted 0 answers

What to do if olanzapine (zyprexa) makes you sleepy?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by Flo2015 2 answers

My husband s lithium was a little too high so the doctor switched him to depakote( valproic acid) 250 mg day and night, just a few days ago. On top of that he was on olanzapine 5 mg for one week and now it s been increased to 10 mg 2 days ago . Today he is so sleepy that can t do anything. He just ...

Throwing up and I am on meds and have been drinking grapefruit juice?

Posted 1 Jun 2016 by flutterby0192 3 answers

Violently throwing up for 3 hrs. I take several meds effexor depakote gabapenton and I had been drinking energy drunks that contain. Grapefruit juice

Need a good diet plan for weightloss aft er stopping depakote?

Posted 12 Jun 2016 by nanajo09 2 answers

Was on depakote for 20 years and gained 100 lbs plus

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