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2013-06-13 15:59:06

Problem is worsening; time to include pregnant women in drug trials, says DTB The lack of hard data on the safety and effectiveness of a wide range of drugs in pregnancy has hindered the treatment of pregnant women, contributing to a doubling of deaths amongst mums-to-be with an underlying health problem over the past 20 years, argues an editorial in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). It's time to include pregnant women in drug trials so that they can get the medical treatment...

2013-05-29 23:04:06

In response to the FDA´s Drug Safety Communications statement on May 6, 2013, Connecticut law firm Trantolo & Trantolo is accepting Depakote-related claims. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Prescribed for seizure treatment since 1983, Depakote, in recent years, has been associated with birth defects and lower IQs when women take it during pregnancy, according to studies, both published in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Valproic Acid Monotherapy in Pregnancy and Major...

2013-05-07 23:27:06

According to court data, on April 29, 2013, several plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court alleging serious birth defects caused by their mothers´ ingestion of Depakote during pregnancy. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a...

Migraine Meds During Pregnancy May Lower Child's IQ
2013-05-07 05:29:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning women who are of childbearing age not to use several varieties of migraine medicine which could decrease the intelligence of their babies if taken while pregnant. According to Reuters, the medications — Abbott Laboratories' Depacon, Depakote, Depakote CP, Depakote ER and Depakene, as well as Noven Therapeutics LLC's Stavzor and the generic versions of each drug — all...

2013-04-24 12:35:59

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 of JAMA. The authors caution that these findings must be balanced against the treatment benefits for women who require valproate for epilepsy control. "Anti-epileptic drug exposure during pregnancy has been associated with an increased risk for...


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