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Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by kristi1821 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 ...

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

Does Depakote cause weight gain? Taking 500 MG twice day. Trying to determine source?

Posted 4 days ago by Tobydog01 2 answers

Recently prescribed Depakote 500 twice day. Gained 10 lb in 6 months Trying to determine cause

I was diagnosed with bipolar and I'm on Prozac. Can I take Depakote safely with it?

Posted 17 days ago by Coleenuballe 2 answers

Can you take a bipolar medicine with Prozac?

I have a 15 year old son on 1000 mg of Depakote a day. He has been weaned back for a week to 500 mg?

Posted 7 days ago by Ferrell1 0 answers

A day his psychologist license expired . Will it hurt to just stop the medicine completely now?

My psychiatrist just prescribed me Depakote ER 750mgs at bedtime in the form of 3 250mg tabs and I?

Posted 19 days ago by luke uno 0 answers

told him I'm nervous about taking it even though I've taken it before at 500mgs BID but I don't remember how it made me feel, so he said to start with 1 250mg tab and work up. Tonight I'm gonna take my first pill and wondering if 250mgs is so low that will I even be able to ...

Better to cut my Depakote pills in half if I don't have enough? Or go a couple days without them?

Posted 24 Dec 2017 by anonimu33 2 answers

I take 2 - 250mg pills of Depakote twice each morning and night (for Borderline Personality Disorder), and was horrified when I realized I somehow did not pack enough medication for my trip. I am literally in the middle of nowhere- over 3 hours to the closest pharmacy- and I still have 4 days left ...

Lamotrigine - Lamictal with Depakote?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by bird123 0 answers

I have been taking Lamictal intially 100x2 twice a day. Was doing excellent with NO seizures for over 3 years. All of a sudden have had a hand full of partial that last for mere seconds. Doctor increased my dose to 100x3 twice a day. It did NOT help. Now the doctor is adding Depakote. All the ...

What level of care is needed?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by Scientific mind 0 answers

I take Lamictal and Depakote DR once a day in the morning. After a series of very messed up hospitilizations, I now, am again, on mood stabalizers and no anti psychotics. I took Lamictal successfully for 10 years. Every hospital I went to took me off, then realized I needed it. Depakote is new ...

Does any one know who will pay for my Seroquel?

Posted 5 Nov 2017 by Shinerxx 4 answers

Can’t buy my medicines need help paying for them. No insurance or Medicaid nor Medicare and money to buy that or my Depokote. I really need my medicines. The only income I have is SNAP benefits of $194 a month. I have both scripts sitting at CVS and can buy them.

Does Depakote cause hypoglycemia episodes? I had breakfast then took my depakote and 2 hours later.

Posted 15 Nov 2017 by Blueridgesue 1 answer

I felt very shaky, confused and weak broke out in a sweat and it wasn't hot at all this has happened a few times and now I'm getting worried!

I've been on Depakote 500 mg XR for two weeks for complex partial seizures just diagnosed at 52...

Posted 16 Oct 2017 by Lee65 3 answers

... years old. An annual camping trip is coming up in two weeks. I'm not a heavy drinker but will a couple of beers cause a problem. I know drugs and alcohol are always discouraged but I will have only been on the Depakote for a month and won't drink more than 2-4 beers. Advice from any ...

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