birth defects

  1. N

    Enquiry from an Australian TV program about sodium valproate and birth defects

    An Australian public affairs TV program is currently looking at the issue of sodium valproate and birth defect risks. We're really hoping to speak to people in Australia who believe their children have been affected by this drug - and also pregnant women who are currently taking it. We'd also...
  2. Bernard

    [Research] Newer Generation AEDs and the Risk of Birth Defects

    There is a study conducted in Denmark making the news today claiming that "newer generation" AEDs pose no greater risk of major birth defects. The study was published in JAMA: http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/19/1996 Unfortunately, I can't see the full article and nowhere in the abstract...
  3. epileric

    Topomax Birth Defects

    Was reading the news & found this article on topomax. http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2008/07/22/epilepsy-birthdefects.html
  4. J

    Hi there...questions concerning birth defects

    OK, so I had my first epileptologist appointment today and he is the first person to tell me about the relationship between epilepsy meds during pregnancy and birth defects. Now, I'm only 21 (my name is Jamie, btw.) I'm not planning on having a child for another decade or so. But I sure do want...
  5. Birdbomb

    Epilepsy Drug Linked to Low IQ

    http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=80910 Epilepsy Drug Linked to Low IQ Children Whose Moms Took Valproate During Pregnancy More Likely to Have Lower IQs By Charlene Laino WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD May 3, 2007 (Boston) -- Women of childbearing...
  6. Bernard

    UK class action lawsuit over Sodium Valproate birth defects

    Sodium valproate is the chemical name for Epilim/Depakote: Action over epilepsy drug 'could rival thalidomide'
  7. Bernard

    lamotrigine, epilepsy drugs and birth defects

    Newer Epilepsy Drug Cuts Risk of Birth Defects - Forbes.com
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