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... Hello all. I am writing to see if anyone is or has been on the medicine, Depakote, for Bipolar Disorder. If so, have you experienced tremendous weight gain and tiredness because of it? ... (12 replies)
... ost don't really care how you function, so they overmedicate you. Too much medicine of any kind can make you lethargic and depressed. I would suggest getting off Depakote as soon as you can. My exercise routine consists of a fast walk 1 hr daily, 6 days a week. I completely change my diet to fish, chicken, and fresh vegetables. ... (3 replies)
... My husband takes Geodon and has had incredible success with it. But it absolutely knocks him out! He was having a lot of trouble until we figured out it was the Geodon causing the tiredness. He has gone down to the lowest possible dose and takes it before bed. It kicks in after about an hour, and then I could drive a truck through the room and he wouldn't notice. ... (5 replies)

... Two other side effects that some people have on Depakote is weight gain and hunger. ... (1 replies)
... e you tired so you can sleep at night. it's the only way i'm able to fall asleep. i take it at night and i'm out within an hour. i'm mixed bipolar and without depakote am completely unable to fall asleep. ... (12 replies)
... I take Depakote and Risperdal myself and felt the same way you did after I started taking them. ... (6 replies)
... hi and welcome, your pdoc doesn't sound very helpful. any posibility of changing to a new one or writing down your issues about meds to your current person? tiredness makes it impossible to function well and maybe your meds need to be either reduced or changed. i hope you get the help you need and am glad vicodin is no longer an issue. well done to you. iw (11 replies)
... it is suggested to increase the Lamictal dose. Just like mixing Lamictal with Depakote, the Depakote dose has to be decreased. ... (14 replies)
... I can't tell you whether the Lamictal makes me tired or whether the Wellbutrin accentuates this effect if it exists. I was on Depakote before the Lamictal, which left me physically exhausted, so I don't notice any tiredness from the Lamictal. ... (8 replies)
... My husband started taking Depakote about 5 days ago. He's been real tired though. ... (12 replies)
Sedation with meds
Mar 15, 2010
... Is Depakote a better option than Tegretol? ... (0 replies)
... d idea not to take any of the two meds, so i took one of my Depakotes and the Risperadil. I was more awake in the morning, and i thought for sure that it was the Depakote making me tired. ... (6 replies)
... I don't take Trileptal, but I've been on Depakote for the past 3 years and experienced significant tiredness after I started this med. My symptoms gradually disappeared within the first 2 weeks of taking my initial dose. ... (7 replies)
... Hopefully this post is not too late! If so, how did the appt go? Usually you should give a med a full month at a therapeutic dose to see if side effects subside. This is usually the amount of time that your body needs to get used to a med. I am on provigil for low energy and tiredness from meds (abilify and lamictal...although I never had any problems with this when I... (4 replies)
... Well Hello All.. My Daughter Was Released From The Cumberland Hall Hosiptal Last Wed...well She Seemed To Be Doin Well Then Me And Her Teachers At School Noticed That She Was Slipping..she Was Carrying Her Arms Bent And Holding Up... She Was Shuffleing Of Feet..was Having Muscle Ridgity Weakness..tiredness,,, Acting As She Couldnt Hold A Pencil Or Hold Her Head Up.. I Took... (0 replies)

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