Clinical studies have shown that around 9% of people taking Depakote gain weight.
The reason is unknown.
If you are noticing unexplained weight gain while taking Depakote, there are some things that you can do.
•Eating a heart-healthy diet.
•Participating in regular physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day on most days of the week.
•Limiting your intake of alcohol.
If you are taking Depakote and weight gain occurs, you should talk with your healthcare provider. He or she can give you other suggestions for dealing with this problem.
- Depakote Information for Consumers
- Depakote Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Depakote (detailed)
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