I just increased my Depakote from 1000 to 1500mg per day this past Tuesday, and for the past two days, I have been VERY hyper early in the morning until about mid afternoon. I felt anxious yesterday, today I had a spot of irritability, but today I've just been so high energy I don't know what to do with myself. I don't have any grandiosity or manic sorts of plans and schemes, no increase in my sexual desire or activity, nor do I think I'm in any danger of hurting myself or others. Is this hyperactivity normal for Depakote, or is this a sign that the dosage is too high? Should I wait longer to see if I even out? I'm not terribly uncomfortable -- I might even get some of the cleaning done that I've ignored in my depression. But I'm not sure I could live like this forever.
What do you think?