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... I have taken Depakote for quite a few years, because after trying others this is what felt the best for me. ... (14 replies)
... months and then was not working so well and he could not stop eating. He added depakote in December, which seems ok, but I'm not sure. ... (2 replies)
... mg.. so i had to put her in hosiptal.. and as soon as she went in they took her off the adderal xr and ridlin and upped her risperdal to 4mg..so now she has less anger issues and less aggrestion.. which is great.. shes been there 2 weeks and maybe gets to come home wed the 15th of aug... but depakote i am sorry no idea bout it. ... (6 replies)

... Hi Paige. I am not too familiar with Depakote any more than it is a moodstabilizer and anticonvulsant that is used with Bipolar as well. ... (6 replies)
... I probably could take more depakote but I am not sure. I am seeing a new doc because old one did not help me at all. He gave me everything under the sun and nothing helped. ... (6 replies)
... Do you have a diagnosis of bipolar? Anger is a symptom of hypomania, as I'm sure you know. Rather than thinking you need another med, you very well may need something additional to get you to the point of stability. My 25-year old son has tried just about every drug -- after switching pdocs several times, he finally found one with additional training in neuropharmacology. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the responses. I have real bad anger issues before taking depakote and now I am feeling better but getting angry easily. ... (6 replies)
... Depakote has a number of fairly annoying side effects, including what you mentioned -- also weight gain, hair loss, things of that nature. My 25-year old son was on it briefly, gained 30 pounds in about as many days, and had other issues with it as well. He switched to tegretol and also takes lithium. He started feeling better, but it was the addition of Lamictal that... (6 replies)
... I started to take depakote er in jan and I feel alot better but different. I have had the worst year ever since Feb 2006. ... (6 replies)
... Hello Leomia, From everything I have recently read, I would really advise against taking an antidepressant, or at least until or unless your episodes are stabilized. Lamictal (lamotrigine) is a newer drug, the first mood stabilizer that seems to work best at elevating depressive moods. Current thinking is that if you can get stabilized on drugs in the "mood stabilizer"... (8 replies)
... Hi, first of all can i say that Ben (Joe therapist), you made me smile because i was reading your post and i dont want to sound dumb but i couldn't understand what you were on about in some places. I felt like i was on an episode of dawsons creek. But thank you for the reply. Silkyjoe, i am 21 and got diagnosed with bipolar last year. I was also diagnosed with anxiety... (13 replies)
... free for about a week now, and I have noticed my anger levels go down significantly, but I am having a very hard time concentrating on anything, and I haven't been sleeping very well. ... (6 replies)
... No new anger from the wife. She has been on it for years now. ... (6 replies)
... I've been on Depakote now for about 2 months and have not noticed any increase in anger. If anything, I've become much calmer. ... (6 replies)
... I had that problem with Topamax not long ago. It not only sent me into a horrible depression my anger was awful. That is the only drug like that I have taken and was only on it for 2 weeks. Now I'm afraid to take another type like it. ... (6 replies)
... my 11 year old son is taking depakote , epival or divalproex acid. In canada. He has been taking it for almost a year. I haven't noticed his anger getting worse because it was bad before. He was up to 1000mg a day he is five foot four inches tall and 100 pounds. ... (6 replies)
... Is the anger totally new and just started with the addition of the depakote? ... (6 replies)
... polar and I was just wondering... is anyone else who's been put on Depakote having issues with anger? ... (6 replies)
... psychotic that can keep anger controlled and help you sleep. If you find you do not like Depakote and any side effects it may have, talk to your Pdoc. There are several out there. I am on Trileptal and also have been on Topamax. ... (3 replies)
... I am allergic to depakote, it made me have anger outbursts and flip out on people, and because of the rash I am also allergic to lamictal. I am still learning more about bipolar illness. ... (1 replies)


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