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What does VPA stand for?

VPA stands for Valproate

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Researchers in the United States carried out follow-up tests among the same group of children whose investigation in 2009 led to warning by the US health watchdog about the potential risks of the drug valproate in pregnancy.
Using IQ as the cognitive marker and after adjusting for maternal IQ, they found that the children exposed to valproate had scores 6 points lower than for carbamazepine, 7 points lower than for phenytoin and 9 points lower than for lamotrigine.
We are happy to clarify that the company is no longer a party to group litigation regarding sodium valproate and that no claims are ongoing against it in respect of this drug.