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Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Commonly Used
There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy. Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly