Depakote ER

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Other names: Depakote, Divalproex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, prim...
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Depakote ER for Seizures
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Does Depakote ER cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Depakote ER
#2 in Depakote ER discussions - 116 posts discuss Hair Loss with Depakote ER. Hair Loss is #2 concern in Depakote ER discussions.
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and had noticable hair loss combined with dry, itchy skin...
" ...100 mg Depakote ER for several months and had noticable hair loss combined with dry, itchy skin. How I cured it: One tab Centrum Silver multiviatmin per day provides the zinc and selenium... "

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very little hair loss. I have had a little weight gain...
" I have been on Depakote ER for about a year. I have experienced very little hair loss. I have had a little weight gain, and if you are... "

er and the only thing I've noticed is my hair falls out...
" ...mg depakote er and the only thing I've noticed is my hair falls out and it's really annoying. And it seems like it works for ...option is lithium. I... "

ER...I am experiencing hair thinning...it sucks...I'm...
" ...CNS here...I am on 100 mg of Topamax a day, I am also on keppra and Depakote ER...I am experiencing hair thinning...it sucks...I'm not bald ...more complaints about hair loss while taking Depako... "

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I can tell you is that I have off set some of the hair loss...
" ...but all I can tell you is that I have off set some of the hair loss (most of it, I just lose more than usual in the shower) by taking a multi-vitamin with selenium and also taking 50mg of zinc... "

hair in patches...take Depakote ER...anyone else? Hey,...
" Losing hair in patches...take Depakote ER...anyone else? Hey, I found a bald patch on the top of my head ...level with the ear, right of center of the back of the head. Alopecia, or the... "

ER 250 am and 500 pm and noticed severe hair loss (about...
" ...ER 250 am and 500 pm and noticed severe hair loss (about half my hair) in July when I started taking it in March. I read someone's blog here and I started taking Centrum Silver once a day,... "

take it at night if you can. I have noticed some hair loss...
" ...Depakote ER. I have been on it for almost 7 weeks.. Thus far it is working really well.. at first I had some mild stomach pains.. it is better to take it at night if you can. I have noticed some... "

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have noticed a bit of weight gain (20lbs) and some hair loss...
" Hair loss & weight gain I was ...and have taken Depakote ER 1000mg daily since. Over the years I have noticed a bit of weight gain (20lbs) and some hair loss (more than ...gain or hair loss. I u... "

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was treated with Depakote ER for Migraines and subsequently...
" ...Wondering if anyone was treated with Depakote ER for Migraines and subsequently experience great hair loss. If so, then what did the doctor prescribe? The Migraines have come back after going... "

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