Depakote vs Lamotrigine for Depression

Depakote
Lamotrigine
Other name: Depakote ER Depakote ER
Other name: Lamictal Lamictal
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.4
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
2.0
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Depression
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Epilepsy
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Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ...
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Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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Top Concerns
Dep
Weight Gain
10
Hair Loss
3
Psychosis
2
Insomnia
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Irritability
2
Rash
1
Nausea
1
Drowsiness
1
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Lam
Rash
5
Weight Gain
3
Insomnia
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Psychosis
2
Irritability
2
Dizziness
2
Nausea
1
Weight Loss
1
Allergy
1
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2
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2
3
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1
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1
1
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Lam
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0
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Lam
Dep
5
1
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Lam
Dep
3
10
Insomnia
Lam
Dep
3
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lam
Dep
2
2
Psychosis
Lam
Dep
2
2
Irritability
Lam
Dep
2
2
Dizziness
Lam
Dep
2
0
Nausea
Lam
Dep
1
1
Weight Loss
Lam
Dep
1
2
Allergy
Lam
Dep
1
0
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Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ...
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About Lamotrigine
Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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