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# valproate - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Timeframe still not decided for inquiry into epilepsy drug that can cause birth defects
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Timeframe still not decided for inquiry into epilepsy drug that can cause birth defects

Apr 23rd 2022, 10:00 AM 11,678 Views 2 Comments

The medicine was prescribed without warnings to patients for years after regulators knew about its risks.

# valproate - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today
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Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today

Sep 26th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,700 Views 8 Comments

An Irish woman whose three children have disabilities will give evidence at a public hearing today.

# valproate - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Epilepsy medicine linked to 'severe malformations' in children in France
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Epilepsy medicine linked to 'severe malformations' in children in France

Apr 20th 2017, 10:14 PM 12,850 Views 14 Comments

The types of birth defects attributed to the drug included spina bifida as well as defects of the heart and genital organs.