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  1. can someone please help me ,i need advice to ween off xanax and 2 others .
    ... take 3 -1 mgs xanax 3 times a day and 3 darvocets and depakote er 500am 500 pm i was told i had seizures but im beginning ... xanax to calm me down and the darvocets for pain and depakote they put me on them for seizures but they went by ... all tests in 2007 and 2008 all were normal my depakote level is 2 but i dont know what that means im not ... that i been on xanax since 2006 darvocets in 2007 and depakote dec 07 so can anyone out there tell me the best way...
    ... levels are 25 and suppose to be 50-100 i think the depakote isnt working for one and i tried to stop the darvocets ... and they told me never stop the darvocets ,xanax or depakote cold turkey so i had to start back on the darvocets ... aday then 2nd week take 2 then 1 then stop ,and on depakote i take my 2 aday 1 week then 1 the next week then...
    ... many times because it throws me into a seizure the depakote will work once i get my levels back up to normal range...
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  2. xanax seizures
    ... switch to Valium? Share some more. I do know that Depakote is often used when coming off a benzo... Depakote...
    ... the benzos and xanax is the best for me i also take depakote for my seizures but mines a seizure disorder i had ... then i start screeming yes they are horrible i hate depakote they make me sleep alot but what am i to do i cant ... neuro dr is going by my symtons cause i started the depakote i went 6 mos without one seizure so he said if it ... wasnt seizures the depakote wouldnt have worked .so did you ever run out of xanax...
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  3. Treatment caused drug addiction?
    ... put on Seroquel, Kolonopin, Lithium, Lamactil, and Depakote . I was taking all of these at once, except for a ... period of time my doc stopped lamactil, put me on depakote , took me off depakote, and put me back on lamactil...
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  4. Hooked on Fioricet!!
    ... Please, anyone, help!!What do I do???? I was also on Depakote ER for 6 years as well, but slowly came off it and ... make me feel better. It felt like when I took the Depakote , It just wasen't working anymore and made me feel...
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  5. Hi friends
    ... cram i know what you are saying.. depakote should not have beeen stopped suddenly...my son is...
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  6. klonipin/taking 3-4mg in am for 1.5 years
    ... are Tegretol and Neurontin. I've been on Dilantin, Depakote , Topamax, Keppra, Lyrica (all of which had horrible...
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  7. Bad Nap!
    ... after it had ocurred and I survived them. sometimes Depakote is given when coming off benzos to prevent seizures...
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  8. body seizures??
    ... depakote is actually a mood stabilizer,my son was on it for...
    ... with depression and now a level of bipolar too.the depakote really did help.he never mentioned anything about...
    ... see how your body is actually utilizing it.being on depakote just takes monitoring while on it.your doc should...
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  9. Detoxing off of Methadone Please HELP!!!
    ... in on you !!! how are you feeling now? with the depakote that the doc gave you i hope that your nights will...

  10. Benzo addiction hell. So depressed it hurts.
    ... this have to do with benzo addiction? i've been on depakote , tegratol and lithium anyway...
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  11. Addicted to Lorazepam?
    ... get off of and the rebound anxiety was awful. I took Depakote and some trazadone -- it relieved some of the symptoms...
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  12. Can anyone help me ... I wanna stop drinking
    ... avoided with the help of a family doctor. Use of Depakote , an anti seizure med, is common in helping an alcoholic ... depression. I also did not completely understand then why Depakote was being used (just complied), but now I do. It ... will present a smooth pathway for you to bring up depakote and why perhaps it needs to be a part of the plan...
    ... belief that perhaps clonodine, a blood pressure med, or depakote , anti-seizure med, are good choices for the alcoholic...
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  13. Am I an alcoholic?
    ... your fingertips to ease the detox to some degree. Depakote , an anti-seizure drug is often employed during this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  14. Reach
    ... off, one day on. Like that. I was going to ask for depakote for this point in the taper, but by the time I see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  15. Hi! Newbie here. Anyone have any experience with methadone?
    ... much of her. She is also on xanax, mellarill, ativan, depakote , gosh tons of downers...all prescribed by her dr....
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  16. Im gonna try again, Hopefully
    ... post, youve read it, noone replied. Im stopping the depakote , taking prozac. The depakote I think was bringing...
    ... be stopping meds without your doctor's advice. The Depakote may be dragging you down, but you are not addicted...
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  17. A strange day, but good
    ... 9pm. Have darvecet and ultrum. I also ran out of depakote today and forgot to get the refill. Today I woke ... I not as "drugged" or is it that I didnt take the depakote , so I feel more manic today, (I take depakote and...
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  18. Last day --excited and scared
    ... Hey Medd, Baby The doctor maybe gave you Depakote .. anti seizure med, calms anxiety during taper. Great ... withdrawal. Sad.. but not for you! I actually was given Depakote for a couple of weeks... maybe even a few weeks, when ... time because I was so out of it. ( and if it isn't depakote , just delete this whole darn paragraph. chuckles...
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  19. Depakote withdrawal
    ... and it was helpful. I did not have any w/ds from Depakote , but I weaned down very slowly....

  20. Getting off!!!......multiple meds
    ... Neurontin morning 300mg of Neurontin evening 1500mg Depakote bedtime 30mg Remeron bedtime Which one should...
    ... because it was so similar to an opiate withdrawal. Depakote is an anti-seizure drug. It is used for alcohol withdrawal ... now, for benzo withdrawal. I am considering using Depakote at the very end of my taper from Xanax. Remeron...
    ... of the Neurontin at night while still taking your Depakote and Remeron. (sorry I can't remember how much mgs ... Then do the daytime Neurontin after 2 weeks, then the Depakote etc. you may have to wait 3 weeks whatever is most...
    ... doc yesterday. He is bumping me down from 1500mg of Depakote to 1000mg. He wants me to stay there for a month,...
    ... oxycontin, skelaxin, lexapro, xanax, clonidine, seroquil, depakote , Remeron, Neurontin, vistril, ambien, and a few others...
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  21. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... really slow taper. I think that Campral is a drug like depakote and will help prevent any seizures coming off the ... Many, many years ago, I was taken off xanax using depakote (too long a story), and it must have ben successful ... very end, I think I will ask my doctor to give me depakote to ease the final transition. I officially started...
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  22. And the Xanax taper drags on... and on... and on
    ... Why not consider using Depakote for the final part of your taper? It can actually ... Silver Hill in New Canaan and they told me about using depakote to get off of benzos. I stayed on the depakote for...
    ... Maxibear... I really appreciate your advice on the depakote . Actually, wanna hear something ironic? I was in ... brought off Percocet and Xanax. I remember being given depakote and told it was an anti-seizure drug. I was working ... only doctor I would have trusted enough to go the depakote route with as an outpatient. Like you, however, I ... do not know why depakote is not used more regularly. For others out here thinking ... of coming off benzos, depakote is a great choice. And Silver Hills is well known...
    ... Maxibear, I want you to know that I am reconsidering the depakote for the very end of this taper. I have put more thought ... end of the taper nears, I will talk to him about the depakote . I am going to do some research to show him and possibly...
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  23. Percocet withdrawal anxiety
    ... Neurontin in the am and 300MG in the evening 1500MG of Depakote ER in the evening 30MG of Remeron in the evening...
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  24. diazepam (valium) withdrawl - will I have it??
    ... you can help yourself by getting a prescription for Depakote , an anti-seizure medication. It really helps with ... reason I was able to get off the Xanax easily. Pre- depakote , I tried to wean myself off/taper multiple times with ... no success, once given depakote , I got off in 3 days and had almost no withdrawl symptoms ... at all. Depakote is commonly used to treat other conditions, but your...
    ... the levels, but if you can't get off, still consider depakote ....
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  25. Xanax and Klonopin
    ... checked in. Interestingly, they gave me a drug called Depakote , which is an anti-seizure med used in epileptics, ... problems, I really didn't want to be alone. And the depakote made all he difference in coming off the xanax. 4 ... of any sort. If you can get a prescritpion for depakote , you can try to do this in your own home. They kept ... me on the depakote for 6 weeks....
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  26. omg, sigh... I'm not alone...
    ... Dr.'s redflagged addiction behavior and put me on Depakote for deprssion. Yes, I just said I had a bad liver ... and the stupid dr. put me on Depakote ! I almost died. So... I'm very nervous about going...
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  27. Help, couple questions, seem to be doing good.
    ... Well I have been on the depakote for two weeks and the prozac for like 6 months. If ... waiting for it to happen, will it happen or has the depakote really helped that much. I have the impact speech...
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  28. Bipolar meds, drs and mental health
    ... as bipolar 2. I am on prozac for the depression and depakote for the mood stabilizer. I actually got enough courage...
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  29. Next Tuesday will be 3 months off Xanax! YAHOOO!
    ... to give it to you); others go to rehab & are given Depakote . I just wanted off & did my own taper. It was...
    ... to give it to you); others go to rehab & are given Depakote . I just wanted off & did my own taper. It was...
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  30. Addicted to Xanax
    ... that you come off the drug using another drug, called Depakote . Like you, I was immediately prescribed a dose ... they would immediately take me off the Xanax by using Depakote to alleviate the actual risk of seizure. The Depakote ... comfortable sending me home to complete 6 weeks of Depakote , because I was not a repeat-using risk. I had made ... the ultimate in torture. I was truly surprised that Depakote isn't better known for it's abilities in helping people ... know, I didn't have any secondary reactions to the depakote . You feel a wee bit groggy, but had I been working ... call a local rehab facility and ask them about using Depakote to get off the Xanax? I have never touched another...
    ... Anyway, I do have a point. I remember being out on depakote for a while. I don't know exactly how long I was ... Xanax. It has been interesting understanding the depakote -xanax connection. reach...
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  31. So it's day 9 with no Xanax, body still craves (of course!)
    ... I can help with this - my rehab facility gave me Depakote (an antiseizure drug) to use when detoxing from Xanax ... like I'm about to die/explode" feeling. I used the Depakote for 6 weeks and had a fairly mild withdrawl....
    ... doctor on Wednesday - so I will talk to him about the Depakote and if it's an option for me, thanks for giving me...
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  32. Me & my Xanax wd's are here to check in!
    ... because I did it. I was lucky, and my clinic was using Depakote , an anti-seizure drug, on its patients to ease the ... withdrawl symptoms. The depakote worked and I had a miraculously easy withdrawl after...
    ... because I did it. I was lucky, and my clinic was using Depakote , an anti-seizure drug, on its patients to ease the ... withdrawl symptoms. The depakote worked and I had a miraculously easy withdrawl after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  33. Hi, I'm new to this board, addicted to Xanax
    ... they were using a well-known anti-seizure drug called Depakote to ease benzo withdrawl. I don't recall what the ... dosage of Depakote was that they gave me, but I had to take the Deapakote ... total of 6 weeks. The day I went in, they started the Depakote and they took me off the Xanax completely. On the ... Depakote , I had almost no withdrawl symptoms at all, and my ... recommend talking to a knowledgable detox center about Depakote . You don't actually have to check yourself in. YOu...
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  34. Valium Withdrawal...help please!
    ... bi-polar induced by the benzos. i am having to take depakote for the seizures, and seroquel for the agitation and...
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  35. Xanax and Ativan, 20 to 30mg a day
    ... getting off 3 mg of Xanax a day. I also read about Depakote used for withdrawals on this board but didn't find...
    ... I'm the lady who was given depakote by my detox facility for 3mg a day Xanax addiction ... also have some information. I have no idea how depakote works in patients on very high doses of Xanax like ... didn't taper me at all. It was "Hello, here's some depakote , and no more Xanax for you". Based on my prior experiences ... pretty much back to my old self. They kept me on depakote for 6 weeks total. What I was so thankful for, ... was the depakote kept me from feeling like I was going to combust at...
    ... psch facility and if I don't find out anythink about depakote , then Silver Hill is next on the list. I always thought...
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  36. help needed with ativan withdrawal
    ... can be significantly alleviated by treatment with Depakote . This is just gaining favor in many clinics across...
    ... Why suffer through the months on a taper? Depakote is the first thing to try - then do the taper if it...
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  37. Tapering Off Xanax Safely
    ... Out of sheer dumb luck, they were beginning to use Depakote to take people off of benzos. I went in expecting ... my non-reaction to the withdrawl. I remained on the Depakote for 6 weeks to withdraw completely - and they stopped ... because most doctors don't yet know about how successful Depakote can be used for getting off benzos. I highly recommend ... need to be in a facility for a 3 mg habit if you take Depakote . You probably need to stay in daily touch for the ... your psychiatrist, but I daresay that at 3 mg with Depakote , you can continue working, going to school, whatever ... go through the sheer hell of a taper before trying Depakote . The worst thing that could happen is that you feel ... Since xanax withdrawl can cause seizures, the depakote actually prevents the seizures and leaves your feeling ... very calm. And it's easy to stop taking the depakote . It doesn't have its own addictive properties or anything...
    ... but I'm telling you, you really need to ask about Depakote . I hear how frightened you are, and so was I, but ... Depakote made the detox "almost easy"....
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  38. Health problems after quitting meth, anyone else?
    ... tried ALOT of antidepressants, seroquel, lithium, depakote , with no help. I just dont find anything funny or...
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  39. jail tomorrow/DUI
    ... passed september, i did drink. only i had just started depakote (for very impulsive symptoms of my bipolar) that day...

  40. Need advice
    ... still 16mg of subutex. My psychiatrist also put me on Depakote ER 1000mg/day. I feel like I have turned the corner ... and drastic benzo reduction. I am worried about the Depakote though. I feel like my psych is just giving me another ... a seizure anymore though. Should I taper off the Depakote (I was on Dilantin for a week, then switched to Depakote...
    ... thing.........................My Doctor also put me on Depakote for my addiction of vicodin and xanax..........it...
    ... without having severe anxiety/panic attacks. And the Depakote gave me the absolute most horrible side effects I ... mine. Let me ask you this....how long were you on Depakote for and how much were you taking? Did you have to...
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  41. I did it
    ... me home with 4 Meds : Neurontin Seruquel Paxil Depakote All at a high dose...........( now they are at a...
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  42. Xanax addiction help please.
    ... Xanax completely that evening. Instead, they put me on depakote (which minimizes the chance of seizures) and truly ... wasn't so bad. I only threw up once. They kept me on Depakote for a total of 6 weeks to prevent seizures, and I ... was really glad that Depakote existed. You can also stop it pretty quickly. So yes...
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  43. scared
    ... At the time he went cold turkey he was also on Depakote , Lamictal, Klonopin, and very high doses of Xanax...
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  44. The joys of NOT living with an addict - a message of courage
    ... but they didn't help my son either. He ended up on depakote , lamictal, 10 mgs of time release xanax a day, klonopin...
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  45. Need advice please! My BF is trying to come off vicodin
    ... through a medicine change of a different sort. I'm on depakote trying to change to a different medicine for a seizure ... me want to think about having kids, and you cant on depakote . He agreed I should switch for that reason, and he...
    ... me asking? I just wanted to know why you take the depakote .. If you have any question about the subs, let me...

  46. Well, I never thought I'd be on this board
    ... anything for the anxiety as I'm already on Buspar and Depakote for a mood stabilizer. Even those didn't help for...
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  47. Need advice ASAP! I am freaking out
    ... Nightmare of all nightmares. Second, they put me on depakote , zyprexa, and lexapro to compensate. Another horrible...
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  48. I seriously fear I am losing my mind
    ... in words. Coming out of the hospital they had me on depakote , zyprexa, and lexapro. Well, I HATED being on these...
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  49. New Doc (how much control? sub, antidepressants)
    ... was tried.He was taken off the last one and put on depakote and had been doing wonderfully up until his accident...
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  50. Banker!!!!
    ... started last year.He is doing amazingly well on the depakote and started this special school.It is for kids who...

  51. HELP!sorry, very long post.
    ... ever have any form of any AD.He also wants him on depakote ,which would be fine and dandy if he didn't have the ... liver problems as depakote can cause some very,very intense problems with the...
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  52. please help-- adderall amphetamine addiction withdraw
    ... probably be the best option for you now. lithium, depakote ..etc..may offer you the best relief from your symptoms...
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  53. Bi Polar Disorder
    ... should be on lithium or one of the substitues like depakote (never taken this myself) sometime an anti axiety...
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  54. No benzos while using suboxone
    ... very shakey. I dont like the drug my self, I think depakote is a beter choice....
    ... very shakey. I dont like the drug my self, I think depakote is a beter choice. Hi, Can you elaborate on ... the med depakote ? I don't know anthing at all about that med. Is...
    ... Hi, Can you elaborate on the med depakote ? I don't know anthing at all about that med. Is...
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  55. JUST ANOTHER MANIC MONDAY
    ... some real heavy down time. I am taking Zoloft and depakote , goodie 2 things that cause weight, so I huess I'll...
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  56. is this normal?
    ... tried most of the SSRIs, some brief time on Zanax, Depakote , Neurotin, the list goes on. ...
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