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Old 05-01-2006, 04:42 PM   #1
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Question New at this..have some questions

I have recently been diagnosed with BPD. I have a daughter who is bipolar so not completely in the dark but have some question about the med the dr. put me on..Depakote..does any one have advice and is anyone else taking it?

 
Old 05-01-2006, 05:48 PM   #2
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Re: New at this..have some questions

A BIG welcome to the board.
My wife has BP and currently takes this med. It does work for her. However, it has caused issues with weight.
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Old 05-01-2006, 06:16 PM   #3
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Re: New at this..have some questions

I take Depakote and I haven't had any bad reactions. I have noticed that I am gaining weight too, but I get a lot of exercise. I might have to go on a diet. One of the things that bothers me though is dizziness and headaches. It got a lot less severe after a while though. Good luck.


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