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... Hi, just wanted to hear from other people their experience with sodium valporate. Sorry to share this with you but I was just wanting to know if anyone else had a similar experience... ... (3 replies)
... is is safe to take sodium valporate when pregnant (2 replies)
... year old on Sodium Valporate to stop his febrile convulsions. ... (0 replies)

... I'm posting this thread as I'm curious to see what epilepsy sufferers think of sodium valporate? ... (1 replies)
... i was taken off epilim (sodium valproate) when we were trying to fall pregnant - i was put on to topamax (topiramate) it is relatively new but it controlled me nicely, i have since had two daughters one in 2005 and 2009, i have been on the medication since 2004, with the only side effect as weight loss. i stayed on the medication even when i wasn't pregnant and was able to... (2 replies)
... as such it is now been documented that Sodium Valporate causes many more problems that originally thought and you are never fully informed. ... (13 replies)
... this was in the early 1990's and at that stage most doctors where unaware of the implications of Sodium Valporate and pregnancy. ... (6 replies)
... I have lost 4 babies. However, I was taking a 1500mg of Sodium Valporate per day at the time. ... (3 replies)
... I have now been on Keppra for 3 weeks and my dosage is slowly being increased to 1000mg twice a day, my Sodium Valporate has been stopped. ... (12 replies)
... Also does anyone know anything about weight gain with epilepsy cus when i went onto sodium valporate i gained 2 stone over a course of months and i used to be 10 stone which is my right weight but now im 12 stone. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks. I would never stop taking my medication, unless under the supervision of my Neuro. I have been seizure free for 3 yrs so I don't want to mess with that. :) Also, my siezures were nocturnal and once I had two consecutive seizures with only seconds of consciousness between them, so that is quite scary to hear. A friend died of SUDEP in his sleep so it is always a... (9 replies)
... Hi, I have Primary Reading epilepsy and have had it for quite some time now have been on medication (Sodium Valporate) for around 6 years now. I do find that my memory does suffer quite a lot, can't remember a lot of things. I have found my self not taking my medication due to a number of factors, my memory seems to be coming back. I will be going back on my medicine soon... (9 replies)
... What kind are you on? the generic depakote caused me a lot more problems than the name brand. i also found out that certain foods like gluten made my condition worse. I only take the name brand depakote now, and i eat a decent meal with the meds. I also found drinking water to be helpful. If you look up depakote it does have gi problems as a side effect. I have had to... (3 replies)
... I never had stool problems with Depakote. It caused weight gain and hair thinning in my case. Drug interactions when on Depakote (I was on two others) I did not like. Removing one of the three medications resolved that problem. When taken off of Depakote, I lost the weight gained, however waist did not return to the previous size. --Travis (3 replies)
... I had the same problems with "Depakote" also known as "Valproic Acid". Addition of such drug to my Dilantin intake was not successful in controling my siezures. I insisted being removed from Depakote as it was effecting my vision as well as being very tiered. I sought attention by other professionals to arrive at successful treatment. Through many new tests it was... (3 replies)
... I had the weight gain on Depakote. More than 20 pounds. Oddly enough, it came OFF when I was taken off of Depakote. Just not where I needed it to. My suit no longer fit when I had to attend a formal event. I also know of a case (a friend) where the weight LOSS occurred as a result of the medication. In most cases patients have the weight gain; however, if you are like... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately I didn't get the weight loss.. typical!! They have now started me on sodium valporate, which runs the risk of weight gain.... whats the betting...!!! lol! ... (8 replies)
... sezuires and they then changed their mind and thought it could be epilepsy. She has had a CT, MRI,AND EEG's, we were in hospital for 2 weeks, and she was put on sodium valporate. ... (0 replies)
... i take depakote and my dr has always warned me that whenever i start thinking about babies i need to switch to a diff med and start the folic acid. depakote is known for birth defects and i dont think it is one of the best aeds to take when pregnant. just my two cents. i would talk to your doc. (2 replies)
Oct 13, 2008
... its another name for sodium valporate im worried about what it could do to the unborn child (4 replies)

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