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What are the side effects of Depakote Sprinkle Capsules?

Depakote, in the Sprinkle Capsule, has been known to produce many side effects, including swelling in feet and legs; transient hair loss, psoriasis-like rash, mouth sores; polycystic ovaries, increased concentrations of testosterone and menstrual irregularities; indigestion, nausea, vomiting, gastritis, pancreatitis (which could be life-threatening), abdominal pain, anorexia, constipation, diarrhea; increased blood ammonia levels and encephalopathy, increased liver enzymes and liver failure; low blood platelet counts and bone marrow suppression; decreased bone mass; drowsiness, hand tremors, hearing loss, brain disorders involving muscle movement, delirium, blurred vision, dizziness, amnesia; Fanconi syndrome; respiratory failure, bronchitis, rhinitis, infections, flu-like symptoms and weakness. Other side effects of Depakote include: headaches, fever and weight loss.

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