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What can I do about weight gain because of depakote?

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In brief: Lifestylemodificatio

Exercise and diet.
If the weight gain is to controlled with that then you need to discuss with your prescriber about what would be the best curse of action like changing meds.

In brief: Lifestylemodificatio

Exercise and diet.
If the weight gain is to controlled with that then you need to discuss with your prescriber about what would be the best curse of action like changing meds.
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depakote

Assuming Depakote was helping, some things to discuss with your doctor are use of topamax (topiramate) or metformin, also healthy habits & exercise & diet.

In brief: Depakote

Assuming Depakote was helping, some things to discuss with your doctor are use of topamax (topiramate) or metformin, also healthy habits & exercise & diet.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Family Medicine

In brief: Eat better

You can overcome weight gain due to Depakote by being more disciplined.
Check out the zone diet at www.Zonediet.Com and follow it closely. And, exercise daily!

In brief: Eat better

You can overcome weight gain due to Depakote by being more disciplined.
Check out the zone diet at www.Zonediet.Com and follow it closely. And, exercise daily!
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
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