Depakote® Lawsuit Lawyers
Depakote® (Valproate) is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and prescribed to treat seizures, migraine headaches, and some psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder. Depakote has been proven to significantly lower a child’s IQ in some infants during pregnancy. There is a link between Depakote® side effects and other birth defects including spina bifida, craniosynostosis, heart defects and other physical deformities.
Common side effects of Depakote® other than the more serious ones listed above are: depression; anxiety; unstable emotions; swelling of breasts; weight gain; weight loss; fatigue; weakness; changes in menstrual period; hair loss; blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; stomach cramps; shaking, skin rash (red blisters); and bad breath.