Review: could Valproic Acid cause Premature Baby?


Summary

Premature baby is found among people who take Valproic Acid, especially for people who are female, 0-1 old also take medication Phenytoin, and have Drug exposure during pregnancy . We study 10,717 people who have side effects while taking Valproic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Premature baby. Find out below who they are, when they have Premature baby and more.

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Valproic Acid

Valproic acid has active ingredients of valproic acid. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Valproic acid 13,414 users)

Premature Baby

Premature baby has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 17,430 Premature baby patients).

On Sep, 26, 2016

10,717 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic Acid.
Among them, 41 people (0.38%) have Premature Baby


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valproic acid cause Premature baby?

Gender of people who have Premature Baby when taking Valproic Acid *:

  • female: 51.35 %
  • male: 48.65 %

Age of people who have Premature Baby when taking Valproic Acid *:

  • 0-1: 63.64 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Exposure During Pregnancy (10 people, 24.39%)
  • Epilepsy (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Hiv Test Positive (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (1 person, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Phenytoin (9 people, 21.95%)
  • Carbamazepine (7 people, 17.07%)
  • Topamax (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Perphenazine (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Azathioprine (2 people, 4.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypoglycaemia Neonatal (11 people, 26.83%)
  • Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy (11 people, 26.83%)
  • Drug Exposure During Pregnancy (10 people, 24.39%)
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (9 people, 21.95%)
  • Microcephaly (8 people, 19.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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