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The Cumberlege Review reports on the wrongful prescribing of Sodium Valproate to pregnant women

Simon Pimlott
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  “ The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review ” led by Baroness Cumberlege, commonly known as the Cumberlege Review, issued a long-awaited report on 8 July 2020. IBB Law represents a number of families who have been left...

Update: Epilepsy Drug now banned during pregnancy

Malcolm Underhill
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In January 2018, we wrote about the epilepsy drug, sodium valproate , which had been linked to 20,000 cases of catastrophic disabilities in children in the UK.  At the time, MP Norman Lamb referred to the situation as an “extraordinary...

Epilepsy Drug Sodium Valproate And Birth Defects - A Devastating Scandal

Malcolm Underhill
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Sodium Valproate, also known as Epilim, Episenta, Epival, and Convulex (as valproic acid), has been linked to catastrophic disabilities in around 20,000 children in the UK. MP Norman Lamb has called the situation an “extraordinary scandal”[1]. ...