04/30/07 #3 - Fatigue with Depakote ER?

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  • Full Question:
    I was put on Depakote ER 2 days ago for the control of migraine headaches, but I'm having severe fatigue, will this lessen the longer I'm on the medication or not.  I'm asking because my neurologist is out of the office until next week.  Thank you, Cheryl.


    Dear Cheryl;
    Two days is far from long enough to have any idea how a medication is going to affect you, whether it's going to work for you, or whether any side effects are going to continue or not. It would be nice if we could tell you if your fatigue will lessen, but nobody can tell you. Only time will tell. If you're still having a problem, checking in with your doctor is in order.
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    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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Published On: April 30, 2007