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Depakote Side Effects

Depakote has numerous side effects that you should discuss with your doctor prior to beginning treatment with depakote. The FDA has given Depakote a Black Box Warning for the possibility of life threatening pancreatitis. Other Depakote side effects include:
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • hair loss
  • Vision Impairments
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Loss of sex drive
  • heart palpitations
  • edema
  • nystagmus (rapid eye movement)
  • liver problems
Be sure to tell your doctor about allergies to Depakote or any ingredients (including the capsule) used in the making of the drug as well as any history of bleeding, dementia, kidney disease, dehydration, or nutrition issues.