• Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study.
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  • Antiseizure drug use during pregnancy linked with double the risk of having children with autism

    Antiseizure drug use during pregnancy linked with double the risk of having children with autism

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Women with epilepsy who take the antiseizure drug valproic acid while pregnant are at more than double the risk of having children with autism spectrum disorder and nearly double the risk of having children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , according to a study in the October 28, 2020, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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