Blog Posts - Valproic Acid



UK Drug Safety Regulator Issues New Warnings About The Use Of Depakote / Depacon / Depakene By Women During Pregnancy

Updates Information About Extent Of Serious Developmental Disorders Such As Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) As Well As Congenital Malformations And Birth Defects Like Spina Bifida (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) Depakote, Depakote CP, and...
by Drug Injury Watch on Jan 26, 2015

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee Recommends Further Restrictions On Use Of Depakote / Depakene / Depacon By Women Of Childbearing Age

Cites Higher Risks Of Neural Tube Defects Like Spina Bifida, Hypospadias, And Other Birth Defects As Well As Increased Risk Of Autism Spectrum Disorder (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) More restrictions of the use of valproate drugs -- suc...
by Drug Injury Watch on Oct 14, 2014

Depakote is use as a mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder

Depakote hold dynamic element Valproic acid is utilized alone or with different medicines to treat certain sorts of seizures. This pill is likewise utilized as a part of the medicine of insanity (scenes of excited, strangely energized inclination) in...

Depakote is use as a mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder

Depakote hold dynamic element Valproic acid is utilized alone or with different medicines to treat certain sorts of seizures. This pill is likewise utilized as a part of the medicine of insanity (scenes of excited, strangely energized inclination) in...

Valproic acid comes in a category of medicine known as anticonvulsants

      Depakote contain active ingredient Valproic acid is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of seizures. This drug is also used in the treatment of mania (episodes of frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipo...

Valproic acid comes in a category of medicine known as anticonvulsants

      Depakote contain active ingredient Valproic acid is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of seizures. This drug is also used in the treatment of mania (episodes of frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipo...

Like Depakote, Stavzor Can Cause Liver Failure, Usually During First 6 Months; Children Under Age 2 Are At A Higher Risk, As Are Patients with Mitochondrial Disease

Black-Box Warning Added To Stavzor Label Announced By FDA In March 2014, Almost Full Year After Similar Label Change For Depakote Hepatotoxicity (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) Stavzor, a lesser known valproic acid medication from Noven T...
by Drug Injury Watch on Apr 17, 2014

Altered gut microbiota and activity in a murine model of autism spectrum disorders.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous group of complex neurodevelopmental disorders with evidence of genetic predisposition. Intestinal disturbances are reported in ASD patients and compositional changes in gut microbiota are described...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 29, 2013

Valproate activates virus against cancer

 Parvoviruses cause no harm in humans, but they can attack and kill cancer cells. Since 1992, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have been studying these viruses with the aim of developing a...
by PolygenicBlog on Oct 16, 2013

Use of anti-epileptic drug during pregnancy associated with increased risk of autism

 "Maternal use of valproate (a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychological disorders) during pregnancy was associated with a significantly increased risk of autism in offspring, according to a study in the April 24 issue...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 24, 2013

Fetal exposure to antiepileptic drug valproate impairs cognitive development

 "(Medical Xpress)—The effects of antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy have long been a concern of clinicians and women of childbearing age whose seizures can only be controlled by medications. In 1999, a study called the Neurodevelopmental Ef...
by PolygenicBlog on Mar 21, 2013

Exposure To Antiepileptic Drug In Womb Linked To Autism Risk

MNT "Children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosur...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 31, 2013


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