ADHD risk in children exposed to valproate in utero

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 ...

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