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Zentiva has stopped making the following medicines:
- Sodium Valproate Zentiva 200mg gastro-resistant tablets
- Sodium Valproate Zentiva 500mg gastro-resistant tablets
- Sodium Valproate Zentiva 200 mg/5 ml liquid
If you take this version of sodium valproate, you’ll need to switch to another version. If you have any concerns about this, speak to your doctor, epilepsy nurse or pharmacist.
I don’t know if readers know this about me, but I’ve written a few books about my life with epilepsy. My latest book, entitled ‘Time Well Spent with Epilepsy’, was published this year and is out now.
According to a new study, people with epilepsy in England and Wales are at an increased risk of dying from suicide and accidents.
The Brexit Health Alliance has warned that people may face long delays in getting new medicines as a result of Brexit. Research cooperation and access to clinical trials may also be affected, the organisation said.
Southern Health Trust fined £2m over breaching health and safety laws in cases of Connor Sparrowhawk and Teresa Colvin
Busting myths, spreading information and building confidence: casting the spotlight on the Epilepsy Action Helpline for Purple Day
Update as of 20 March 2018:
Carbagen SR prolonged release tablets are still out of stock due to manufacturing issues. Mylan expects to have stock available at the end of August 2018.
Original story 16 February 2018: