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Divalproex Sodium

Popular Brands: : Depakote, Depakote Er, Divalproex Sodium, Divalproex, Divalproex Sodium Extended Release
Official FDA Reports114,215
Social Media Events96,674
Total Posts36,223
Avg. Review Score3.15/ 5

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The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Divalproex Sodium Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Divalproex Sodium

Weight Increased

How can I combat weight gain from depakote and other psych meds?: I’m on several psych meds, and my doctor just ...


Source: girlhorney/statuses/836758962966528

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Suicidal Behaviour

Depakote increases the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior in patients taking this drug for any indication. WTF


Source: SyrichRX/statuses/26093795860

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Nightmare

My son has been having nightmares every night since he's been on Depakote . Anyone else?


Source: BrandonRoberts_/statuses/26002543276

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Weight gain 30 pounds in 4 years

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

this medication can give me all the downsides that's mentioned by all the other patients, but why am I saying it's great? Because if it's eliminating all your manic and hallucinations an...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Pain

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Knees beginning to hurt

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Insomnia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: SHORT period of insomnia. Exhaustion. Excellent sex drive. First, the very good thing: I am much more interested in sex. That was a big problem on Prozac. Side effect wise...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Screaming, Dry mouth, Irritability

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 14, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... it all made sense why I was always doing different things and could not sit still in school. When I started the med the first 3 days I was irritable and in a flat out rage screaming at people while I ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Increased appetite, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Extremely tired no energy lack motivation.... Zombie like state. Increased appetite

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dry mouth

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 11, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Dry mouth in the mornings, nasal cavities are dry (which is ok with me), deeper sleep, I wake up ok, just feel like I have to take a minute or 2 to really clear the cobwebs. No change i...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Cardiac flutter, Drug ineffective, Insomnia, Paraesthesia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 11, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... hands and feet, felt sick all the time. When I weaned off, I had insomnia and heart palpitations Topamax did not help my migraines at all. I felt so sick and had no energy to take care of ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nausea, Pain, Skin tightness, Coordination abnormal, Feeling drunk, Paraesthesia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 11, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Tingling in the back of my head. Tightness in my neck and pain from neck to my right eye. Extreme nausea. Drunk-like feeling. Loss of coordination. This took action within 2 h...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Agitation, Irritability, Mood altered

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 10, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: I have less episodes of agitation and irritability. My moods are much more even. I'm glad I have been prescribed this medication little to no side effects. I couldn't take l...


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.