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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 as Depakote and decreased intelligence in their children. He urges consumers to review the FDA warning and learn more about their legal rights. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 John J. Driscoll, an attorney who represents drug injury victims across the nation, today called consumers’...

2013-07-18 23:24:46

MomDoc, Drs. Goodman and Partridge, OB/GYN, advise mothers to stay away from certain migraine drugs. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Some migraine medicines on the market today have exhibited potential to lower a child's IQ scores when exposed in the womb. A study, done by the Neurodevelopment Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs (NEAD), showed that children exposed to these particular migraine drugs have IQ scores that are eight to eleven points lower, at age six, than other children. Valproate...

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...

2013-05-01 08:32:06

Two Research Abstracts Accepted for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 18th Annual International Meeting BOWIE, Md., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced two comparative effectiveness research studies to be presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 18(th) Annual International Meeting May 18-22 in New Orleans, La. The...

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...

2013-04-12 23:01:46

A new study published on March 6th, 2013 in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavica revealed that valproate (Depakote) is linked with birth defects. 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) April 12, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and is now...

2013-01-26 23:04:54

On January 23rd 2013, the Lancet Neurology published the results of a new study revealing that children of mothers who take valproate (incl. Depakote) during pregnancy have lower IQ scores at age 6. 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) January 25, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized...