Prenatal exposure to valproate, but not other anti-epileptic drugs, is associated with a small but significantly increased risk of ADHD in children. The findings, from a cohort of more than 900,000 children born in Denmark, have implications for the use of valproate during pregnancy and counselling of women during their childbearing years, researchers say. Their ...
ADHD risk in children exposed to valproate in utero
By Mardi Chapman
22 Jan 2019