will I be suicidal?
what if I suddenly stop taking DEPAKOTE?
Question posted by amontojo on 15 Aug 2009
Last updated on 17 August 2009 by suzanne66
Will Depakote make me suicidal?Added 15 Aug 2009:
I am suicidal now.
Depakote (divalproex sodium sodium)is used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder (as well as epilepsy and migraine headaches.
You should not suddenly stop Depakote. It is best gradually withdrawn under doctor supervision.
Why do you want to stop Depakote? Are you feeling suicidal?
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
- Depakote uses and safety info
- Depakote information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Depakote (detailed)
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