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Depakote

Depakote

Is depakene the same thing?my son's neurologist just switches him from Zonegran to Depakene today. I want to know the difference? I asked to switch because the Zonegran was causing negative side effects.

Has Anyone Had Success With Using Medications For Their Child's Aggression/meltdowns? Did It Help With Them Transitioning?

Has Anyone Had Success With Using Medications For Their Child's Aggression/meltdowns? Did It Help With Them Transitioning?

A MyAutismTeam Member

my son is on .5 mg risperidone and ritalin..my son struggles with transitions. Best to use a picture schedule and keep it with you..have him pull the picture card for the next thing your about to do… read more

Do Any Of Your Kiddos Talk Excessively Loud?

Do Any Of Your Kiddos Talk Excessively Loud?

A MyAutismTeam Member

Sue i do that all the time yes my son talks loud the school has worked on inside out side voice

Depakote Has Been A Nightmare To My Family,has Anyone Else Suffered This

Depakote Has Been A Nightmare To My Family,has Anyone Else Suffered This

My son has Absonce Seizures so his doctor first put him on Zerontin well he was having headaches and stomach aches daily as well as losing 2 pounds in 2 months.His doctor switched him to Depakote which has caused very horrible behavior issues so he was switched back to the Zerontin but for the next 3 days he has be on both meds,I'm just hoping that "my" well behaved son returns after the Depakote is out of his system.Has anyone else had experience with your children not listening being violent… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member

Hello,

My son is currently being weaned off of the Deapakote for his Grand Mal seizures. His behavior did get worse after using the Depakote. We have been down the long road of DAN doctors doing… read more

Weening Off Depakote Sprinkles

Weening Off Depakote Sprinkles

Anyone familiar with depakote sprinkles? any suggestion on how to start the weening process

Stopping Medication

Stopping Medication

My daughter has been on depakote for a few months, however initially it seemed to be working but here lately the Cons out weigh the pros, it seems like the mood swings and irritability is getting worse.So, i guess it is back to the drawing board. Any suggestions on how to wean her off?

A MyAutismTeam Member

Who needs wine when we can have conversations like this?

Does Anyone Have Any Info- Anecdotal Or Otherwise- On Depakote?

Does Anyone Have Any Info- Anecdotal Or Otherwise- On Depakote?

A MyAutismTeam Member

Yep; studied it while in school, and my oldest daughter takes it regularly. What are your concerns?

Does Anyone Have A Teenager With Severe Anxiety?

Does Anyone Have A Teenager With Severe Anxiety?

My son is 15 and is currently in high school. He as such anxiety about going to school because of the mandatory drills. He vomits everyday on the way to school. Does anyone else share this problem? Thanks!

A MyAutismTeam Member

My 24year old still vomits every morning from anxiety. He suffers and the meds they give him are Zoloft and depakote, it helps but not enough to prevent break through anxiety so he uses cannabis to… read more

Is Depakote A Good Medication For And Adult Male With Violent Rage Behaviors?

Is Depakote A Good Medication For And Adult Male With Violent Rage Behaviors?

A MyAutismTeam Member

Our son has been on it and i haven't noticed much of a difference. At school hes been even more aggressive at times. Hes taking 750mg/day and he weighs 160. Hes gained a lot since hes been on it… read more

Is Anyone Familiar With Depakote And It's Generic Form?

Is Anyone Familiar With Depakote And It's Generic Form?

Our 7 year old just recently started taking Depakote for aggression, mood disorder and just behaviors in general. I'm wondering if I could briefly speak to other parents etc who's child or children have taken this medicine or who have taken it etc. We're just wanting to know what we need to look for or expect? Thank you.

A MyAutismTeam Member

My daughter is taking Depakote since she was young she's 17 now and now it's affecting her liver so the doctor is trying to stop it cuz of her liver and put her in a new med but the first try was not… read more