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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Depakote Oral.

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/20/2013 7:20:44 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Since taking this drug I rarely feel manic. There seems to be some side effects such as more fatigue, weight gain and hair loss.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/22/2013 5:08:56 PM

Reviewer: hunteress, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
seams to work but my hair is falling out

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/13/2013 11:11:54 AM

Reviewer: wanda, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The first two days i felt better than i have in years. When I came home from hospital I layed in chair for 6 days on 3 pills a day unable to move. I could not get any doctors to call back, the pharmacist suggested to reduce dosage. I have done that and feel better, not great like i did on the lamictal i took for 5 years. It seems to have made me insomic. I will give a little more time and tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
2/25/2013 10:38:18 PM

Reviewer: Sandy86, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 27 have 2 young children,I have had migraines since I was very yng it runs in my family would have migraines once a month that would take me down to the bed for bout 3 days an inbetweee mothly migraines I suffered from terrible headaches ive had lots of tesg done and my migraines and headaches were a mystery i was in a car wreck on 6/7/2012 ad severe anxiety and was diagnosed with severe bi-p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/29/2013 11:04:37 PM

Reviewer: JustThinkTwice, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I took Depakote it was awesome it seemed like the perfect medication.. I read a comment below saying that you would reather gain weigh and be sain than be skinny and in sain.. Sound familar I said the exact same thing now I have gained about 100 pounds and have more health issue do to weight gain.. I did the whole health class that tells you to whatch what you eat that wasn't it. it was t ... Show Full Comment

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