Depakote ER

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Other names: Depakote, Divalproex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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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 - 126 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...
" ...been taking 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... "

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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...
" I'm on 1000 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 awhile then I... "

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ER...I am experiencing hair thinning...it sucks...I'm...
" ...agree with 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 or anything, ...seen alot more complaints about hair... "

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I can tell you is that I have off set some of the hair loss...
" I'm on Depakote ER, 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... "

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

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hen had a terrible painful one, hair loss, weight gain....
" ...So I've been on Depakote ER 500mg for 3 months now.(sorry if this is tmi) I've always had regular menstrual cycles but since I have started I didn't have one for two months then had a terrible... "

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R 250 am and 500 pm and noticed severe hair loss (about h...
" ...All, I am on Depakote 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... "

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take it at night if you can. I have noticed some hair loss...
" ...to put me on 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... "

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failure and started me on Depakote ER 1000 mg/day....
" ...up). I was on lithium which helped me but with bad side effects (hair loss, trembling, etc). I put up with the side effects because it helped me. My doctor took me off of it a month ago due ...stage 3 of... "

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