A 39-year-old female asked:
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can depakote cause hallucinations?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not normally: It has been reported in cases in which encephalopathy occurred.
Answered on Jun 28, 2015
Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Probably Not: At exceptionally high doses, when it would be causing many other problems, it might do so. You can get a hint by a Depakote blood level. Otherwise, the hallucinations most likely have another cause, perhaps the condition that the Depakote is being prescribed to treat.
Answered on Jun 1, 2015

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