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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

I just read that Depakote can be used for nerve pain. I take 1500 mgs a day for seizures and...

Posted 29 Mar 2018 by Lynn70 0 answers

... I take 1500mgs of Depakote a day for seizures and bipolar. I'm on 200mgs of Wellbutrin, 50mgs of Seroquel, 5/325 mgs of Norco, and 1mg of Klonopin a day. Is tramadol a narcotic? My pain management doctor only prescribes me Norco 5/325 a day. I was on 3x 10/325s a day at one time. So ...

Major Depressive Disorder - how does Depakote help w/ ADHD & depression?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by drugs4info2 3 answers

i was put on Depakote 250mg 3x day... was on for approx 1 month..blood tests sd levels low..the drug did not agree w/ me & I wanted off but Doc dbld my dose..stayed on that approx 2 weeks..blood tests still low levels..I stopped 7 days ago. Feel bad today... could this still be in my system ...

What are side affects when withdrawing from Depakote

Posted 20 Mar 2018 by Roberta L Easter 0 answers

I am a sixty three year old woman I have been on Depakote for three years.I have gained thirty pounds.My hair still falls out in clumps and my throat is soar all the time I can't even swallow my pills.I am afraid of long term use,pancreas and liver damage.I am never happy on this drug.I want ...

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

Posted 20 Jan 2018 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 7 Jan 2018 by Coleenuballe 2 answers

Can you take a bipolar medicine with Prozac?

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 ...

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

Posted 5 Jan 2018 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 ...

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 16 Jan 2018 by Ferrell1 0 answers

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

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 ...

Weight gain on Depakote and Latuda?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 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 ...

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