Effect of valproic acid on metabolic status and endocrine system in pediatric patients with epilepsy: systematic literature review

Sona Sepahi; Bamdad Riahi-Zanjani; Adel Ghorani-Azam

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 7-13


  Introduction: Valproic acid (VPA) is an acidic compound that is commonly used as an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing agent in the treatment of epilepsy, mania and bipolar disorders as well as the prevention of migraine headaches. But, it can affect metabolic and endocrine system resulting in hormonal ...  Read More