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2013-09-17 23:33:23

As The Wall Street Journal published on August 22, Dr. Reddy's launched a generic version of Depakote ER with a warning for life-threatening adverse reactions.

Researchers Use Zebrafish To Reel In New Epilepsy Treatment
2013-09-03 15:36:39

Researchers have modified zebrafish to replicate a rare form of childhood epilepsy, in order to study the effects of a drug on such illnesses, and have found that it prevents seizures in the sample group.

Effective Epilepsy Drug Valproate May Cause Birth Defects
2013-08-26 10:47:52

The anti-seizure drug valproate has been shown to be extremely effective, but a new study has found that it increases the risk of pregnant women giving birth to a child with spina bifida or hypospadias when taken in higher doses.

2013-08-19 23:22:58

As Businessweek published on August 16, a new lawsuit alleges that Abbott engaged in racketeering when it led an effort to market Depakote for unapproved uses.

2013-08-15 15:14:58

A study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that a fifth of U.S. neurologists appear unaware of serious drug safety risks associated with various anti-epilepsy drugs, potentially jeopardizing the health of patients who could be just as effectively treated with safer alternative medications.

2013-08-06 23:22:10

The lawyer and consumer rights advocate from the Driscoll Firm, P.C., points to a study cited by the FDA, indicating a connection between pregnant women using migraine headache medications such

2013-07-29 23:25:33

d’Oliveira & Associates is investigating allegations that this drug may be linked to birth defects like cleft lip or palate.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.