Epilepsy drug valproate might affect baby's IQ, study says

04/15/2009 | NYTimes.com

A U.S. study showed children whose mothers took valproate during pregnancy scored lower on IQ tests by an average of 9 points compared with those whose mothers took lamotrigine. Experts emphasized that a vast majority of babies born to epileptic women are healthy and that patients should not stop taking valproate because of the finding.

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