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Does Depakote ER cause Hair Loss?
Hair Loss is a known side effect of Depakote ERDisclaimer
#2 in Depakote ER discussions - 139 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... "
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... "
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... "
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... "
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... "
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... "
for quite a while and experienced weight gain and hair loss...
" I was taking Depakote ER for quite a while and experienced weight gain and hair loss. It did help with ...was shocked. Recently, I went off Depakote ER - dropped quite a ...bit of weight and I am not... "
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... "
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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