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A 63-year-old male asked:

On average, do people tend to gain more weight on gabapentin or divalproex sodium?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Neurontin/Depakote: From my experience, more so with Depakote & more so in females.
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 55 years experience
No but see your PCP.: Both medications have been known to cause weight gain , one not more than the other. However, there are other factors that can also make you gain weight, the use of other medications, poor eating habits, lack of exercis.
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Last updated Feb 10, 2017

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