Risk of Birth Defects Increase With Use of Two Epilepsy Medications


Unfortunately, the use of certain prescription drugs during pregnancy can greatly increase the risk of birth defects in newborns. In fact, two FDA-approved epilepsy medications, Keppra and Lamictal, are examples of the type of prescription medications that could cause harm when taken in pregnancy. Currently, both Lamictal and Keppra are listed as Category C drugs, [...]