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If off of Depakote for several weeks, how long does it take to correct the QT syndrome?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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In brief: QT prologation

with Depakote occurred with only 27 of 27 thousand people who had side effects in 2014 while taking Depakote according to one source.
Of those who had it most were taking other medications as well. There is no data on how long it takes to recover. You might take this up with the prescribing doctor or a cardiac electrophysiologist. Short QT syndrome also occurs but just as rarely

In brief: QT prologation

with Depakote occurred with only 27 of 27 thousand people who had side effects in 2014 while taking Depakote according to one source.
Of those who had it most were taking other medications as well. There is no data on how long it takes to recover. You might take this up with the prescribing doctor or a cardiac electrophysiologist. Short QT syndrome also occurs but just as rarely
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In brief: DURATION OF ACTION

If you were taking extended release Depakote, may take a good deal longer, but immediate release adverse effects should be gone by now.

In brief: DURATION OF ACTION

If you were taking extended release Depakote, may take a good deal longer, but immediate release adverse effects should be gone by now.
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