Update on Valproate

Children born to women who take valproate during pregnancy are at significant risk of birth defects and persistent developmental disorders. As such, it is vital that women and girls are dispensed valproate safely. The GPhC is reminding all pharmacy professionals of what they must do to ensure women and girls receive the right information about valproate and the risk of birth defects.

We have sent an important reminder to all pharmacy professionals about dispensing valproate.

See the email reminder

Link to Sodium Valproate resources page https://www.pharmacyregulation.org/standards/guidance/sodium-valproate-resources-and-information

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