Depakote® was initially approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 1983 for the treatment of epilepsy. It was later indicated as a treatment for bipolar disorder and the prevention of migraine headaches. Depakote® use before or during pregnancy has been linked to:
- Heart defects
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Spina bifida
- Cleft palate
- Facial dysmorphism
- Limb reduction defect
- Other skeletal abnormalities.
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If you or a loved one have given birth to a baby with birth defects after taking Depakote®, you may be entitled to compensation. Complete the Quick Intake form at the top of this page or call our legal intake center at 1 (800) 438-6453 to receive your FREE case evaluation.