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CPCP: Valproate Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy by A Medical Student

Today we got an excellent Clinical Problems in Consultation Psychiatry (CPCP) presentation from medical student Jessica Woelfel, who is planning a residency in emergency medicine. It’s about valproate-induced hyperammonemic encephalopathy (VHE). 810 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine


The last time I was at Johns Hopkins, I got a prescription for Depakote. My neurologist had mentioned it to me before, but the side effects sort of made me not want to take it. 254 more words

Chronic Illness

Depakote:This Just In

Yeah, my doctor WON’T prescribe Depakote for female patients due to some ovarian cyst syndrome…

But I’ve had it before, not that it did much good. 108 more words


Thread Title Change Name Please

Hi can you please change the name of my thread from elpilim to Depakote as its the same drug but we call in a different name over here. 8 more words

Shingling me out

It has to do with our skins

And it started with needles and pins

After six weeks of tingles,

I came down with the shingles… 645 more words


It’s been a difficult few days. I’m feeling aggressive, angry, and having bad memory problems. I left work early today. The feeling of paranoia crept in. 94 more words



Happy New Year!

Before the holidays I developed a rash. I wasn’t sure if it was related to the increase in depakote I was on, but I stopped taking the increased dose anyway. 188 more words

Mental Health