Has anyone taken Depakote? If so, did you experience any side effects?
It helped my son if wasn't for depkote he won't do things he loves doing what he wants to do it really helped him he really happy active 5 year old
Does it affect your hair and teeth?
I don't believe I have ever been on that. they did put me on some medication that made me gain a lot of weight. I took it for about a year and then I had them put me on another medication. Happy… read more
Has your hair ever fallen out when using depicote?
Tonight lost like a chunk of my hair because of it.
I have been on Depakote ER for some time. And just recently found out that the Depakote that I have been taking for my Epilepsy is what could be causing my hair loss. Has anyone else had this problem?
Mine was always to low they could never get it to normal level
My son has been seizure free for 3 months on Depakote. He takes 250mg twice a day. He recently has been having an increase in seizure activity. We have tried twice to up his dose of Depakote but he becomes Toxic. So that is not an option. Is there a secondary medication that will help him with his atypical absence seizures? I just hate to double because I feel the side effects become worse. Has anyone experienced this?
It takes many years to find out what will work for you and the amount you need. Then you must also take small steps while getting use to the drug and fighting through its side effects you may or may… read more
I was recently taken off of Keppra due to debilitating side effects that I couldn't grin and bare it, so to say. Have been placed on Gabapentin 900 mg a day. Seems to be helping my seizures stay at bay..but also hearing so much bad long term damage it may cause I'm at a loss. Has anyone else taken this and what are your thoughts, feedback of this medicine? I see another Neurologist in the metro area in July, i live in a very rural area.
If you have ever had these in the past…..
Breathing or lung problems
Depression, Mood Disorder and Suicidal thoughts
And if… read more
Yes I do. It is definitely a side effect. I get worse tremors if I drink coffee with it