Latest Anticonvulsants Stories
Throughout June and August 2013, investors and health plans are going after Depakote manufacturer Abbott Laboratories with a lawsuit regarding its marketing practices.
As Businessweek published on October 15, a new trial started alleging that the plaintiff's son was born with birth defects resulting from her use of Topamax.
New research has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, a discovery that may lead to the creation of even better drugs.
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 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.
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.
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.
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