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Depakine

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5.3
5.1  Effectiveness
7.2  Side Effects
6.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 12 Depakine side effects and 4 Depakine benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Depakine, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 8.7% 21.7% 34.8% 21.7% 13%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 13.6% 63.6% 13.6% 9.1%
Blood Pressure 0% 8.7% 91.3% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 9.1% 72.7% 9.1% 9.1%
Confidence 4.3% 17.4% 39.1% 39.1% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 13% 56.5% 26.1% 4.3%
Digestion 4.3% 8.7% 60.9% 26.1% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 17.4% 43.5% 26.1% 13%
Energy 9.1% 9.1% 22.7% 50% 9.1%
Eyesight 0% 8.7% 69.6% 21.7% 0%
Memory 13.6% 4.5% 31.8% 45.5% 4.5%
Mental Clarity 4.3% 17.4% 56.5% 21.7% 0%
Pain 4.5% 13.6% 72.7% 9.1% 0%
Patience 4.3% 17.4% 60.9% 8.7% 8.7%
Sexual Health 4.5% 9.1% 54.5% 22.7% 9.1%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 86.4% 4.5% 9.1%
Sleep 4.3% 30.4% 26.1% 26.1% 13%
Stress Level 0% 30.4% 43.5% 17.4% 8.7%
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Commonly Reported Depakine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 94.1% 5.9% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 71.4% 14.3% 7.1% 7.1% 0%
Blurred Vision 71.4% 14.3% 14.3% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 22.2% 11.1% 33.3% 22.2% 11.1%
Change in Weight 22.2% 44.4% 11.1% 0% 22.2%
Cold Symptoms 81.8% 0% 18.2% 0% 0%
Confusion 36.4% 36.4% 18.2% 9.1% 0%
Constipation 66.7% 0% 0% 0% 33.3%
Coordination / Balance Problems 60% 40% 0% 0% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Depression 33.3% 40% 6.7% 20% 0%
Diarrhea 76.9% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7% 0%
Dizziness 58.8% 17.6% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9%
Drowsiness 41.2% 23.5% 17.6% 11.8% 5.9%
Dry Mouth 44.4% 11.1% 33.3% 0% 11.1%
Energy Loss 50% 12.5% 25% 12.5% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 37.5% 37.5% 25% 0% 0%
Fatigue 33.3% 16.7% 27.8% 22.2% 0%
Gas 54.5% 9.1% 27.3% 9.1% 0%
Hair Growth 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
Headache 70.6% 11.8% 11.8% 5.9% 0%
Impaired Thinking / Judgment 62.5% 25% 12.5% 0% 0%
Increased Urination 33.3% 66.7% 0% 0% 0%
Indigestion 62.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Insomnia 83.3% 8.3% 0% 8.3% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 75% 12.5% 0% 12.5% 0%
Lethargy 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 42.9% 21.4% 7.1% 28.6% 0%
Movement Problems 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 70.6% 11.8% 11.8% 5.9% 0%
Nervousness 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 72.7% 9.1% 18.2% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 61.5% 15.4% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7%
Sore / Swollen Gums 87.5% 0% 0% 12.5% 0%
Stomach Ache 63.6% 18.2% 18.2% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 25% 12.5% 37.5% 25% 0%
Vomiting 62.5% 0% 37.5% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Depakine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Change in Weight 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Confusion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Decrease in Platelet Count 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Increased Depression 55.6% 22.2% 11.1% 11.1% 0%
Infection 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Kidney Damage 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Liver Damage 81.2% 12.5% 6.2% 0% 0%
Loss of Consciousness 88.9% 0% 0% 11.1% 0%
Mood Swings 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Muscle Spasms 77.8% 11.1% 11.1% 0% 0%
Nausea 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Problems 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Suicidal Tendencies 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Thyroid Problems 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Tremors 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
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Episodes since taking Depakine
Since taking Depakine Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Blindness 1.6%
Fall 2.4%
Hospitalization 4%
Seizure 3.2%
Stroke 0.8%
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01 Jan 2018 Not sure whether the use is more than Side effects..
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26 Dec 2009 Hey, I am starting to think about the side-effects of Depakine in the long term - the slowdown of brain fucntion, hair-loss, later kidney and liver demage and concentration. I am only 28 now, was 25 at the first episode. And I am really aware of the long-term slowdown of the brain.
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