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Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/10/2009 7:21:48 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Depakote for around 2 years. During that time I lost a significant amount of hair, started getting severe migraines, gained close to 60 pounds, and it really didn't help with my Bipolar symptoms at all.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/31/2009 3:21:58 PM

Reviewer: mary, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
hair loss, weight loss , loss of self

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/11/2009 9:30:03 AM

Reviewer: Greyhound, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking Depakote along with Wellbutrin for about a month. I'm taking the Depakote, 250mg, twice a month. Not feeling any better, if anything, feeling worse. I've been on the Wellbutrin for several years so I know it's not that. Plus the Depakote is going through my system within several hours and comes out completely intact in my diarrhea like stool.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/9/2009 2:23:34 PM

Reviewer: scooter09, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I cannot see any difference in my moods or deppression state. If anything I feel more deppressed with med. When my previous dr. gave me 10mg. of valium I was a lot better.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/1/2009 9:02:03 PM

Reviewer: she, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i went in for a different reason and came out with bipolar. my eyes are fuzzier, my hearing, has gotten worse,i am a sitting zombie, cant think straight. i may need a depends. want to give it a fair try . looking for answers?

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