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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Depakote ER Oral.

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Condition: Migraine Prevention
5/26/2009 3:19:58 AM

Reviewer: lovecolorrose, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i still get severe migraines with depakote and ended up having to go to the hospital more than once because of them and the medication depakote didnt even put a dent in it.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/25/2009 9:12:11 AM

Reviewer: B.MIKE180692, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/18/2009 9:40:42 PM

Reviewer: Ebonyc28, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had migraines for 15 yrs and I'm only 25. Somehow, I've managed not to apply for disability but have had trouble with employement and school. I've been to several doctors and specialists over the years in different states, (a chiropractor, ear nose & throat specialist, acupuncturist, psychiatrist, 3 neurologists prior to this one) and have been on everything from Midrin, Ind ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/7/2009 6:04:28 PM

Reviewer: stc87, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Depakote has decreased my headaches by 50%, however I am constantly tired. After eight months of use and regardless of how much sleep I have gotten, I always feel like Iam functioning on about a 5 hours of sleep. I also feel like it has significantly decreased my sex drive. It's a toss up for me as to whether it's been worth it.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/4/2009 3:57:32 AM

Reviewer: cheryllea, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking Depakote ER for 3-4 years now for Complicated Migraines. The Migraines were dibilitating. I could not do anything when I would get one It was as if I was having seizures. I went to three different Neurologists and got the same diagnosis from all three. One of the Doctors put me on Depakote 1000 mgs a day and the migraines stopped. I felt the best I had felt in years. I am now ta ... Show Full Comment

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