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A 21-year-old male asked:

Can i take laxatives while on depakote? i've read online that depakote has multiple side effects including constipation.

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes: You might be better off by making sure you have adequate magnesium . 500mg magnesium citrate twice /d would be ok. Increasing your water intake and roughage, avocado, sweet potato, green vegetables . Best Wishes

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Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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