Effect of valproic acid monotherapy on thyroid function on short-term follow-up in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy

  • Sudhir D Malwade
  • Shiji S Chalipat
  • Kinisha Patel
  • Sharad R Agarkhedkar
  • Geeta R Karambelkar

Abstract

Background: The effect of valproic acid (VPA) monotherapy on thyroid function test is controversial. Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the effect of VPA monotherapy on thyroid function on short-term follow-up in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Methods: In this prospective case

Keywords: Children, Epilepsy, Subclinical hypothyroidism, Thyroid function tests, Valproic acid
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Malwade, S., Chalipat, S., Patel, K., Agarkhedkar, S., & Karambelkar, G. (2018). Effect of valproic acid monotherapy on thyroid function on short-term follow-up in children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Indian Journal of Child Health, 5(4), 231-234. Retrieved from https://atharvapub.net/IJCH/article/view/838
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