Displaying 53 questions associated with Depakote.
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... read more
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... read more
I am currently on Depakote which know it's been 6 years I am taking 1000 it's not working any more! I need lithium, I was inpatient with a conservative shrink that had 35 patients at the time. The guy was terrible he takes me off lithium puts me on Depakote I don't think it ever help... read more
I am on my third week of this and want to know if it causes teeth grinding? This is happening while awake and my jaw is starting to hurt. I dont know if this is also happening while I am asleep. This is my only new med in 3 months. No other side effects so can only think its this one but its not... read more
... dad all have disabilities from seizures to cerebral palsey Autism Adhd bipolar schitzofrinia cognitive disorder wheel chair bound to name a few
... 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
I was taking Depakote for PCS headaches for 3 months. First the Neuro told me to double the dose overnight because I was not getting better fast enough for him. That made me feel awful and raised my blood pressure so I told him I was going back down. He disagreed with me but said go ahead. Now he... read more
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?
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... read more
I'm dropping the lithium, Luvox and Risperdal but keeping the Depakote to go with the Latuda. I'm cautious because Depakote really drains the color out of life for me. Will adding Latuda combat this or enhance it?
Was just prescribed depakote today to take at bedtime. I also take lithium, saphris, and occasional kolonopin 1 mg. can I just take in the morning instead ??
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?
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... read more
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