Health QuestionsCategory: MedicationsDepakote lowers cholesterol raised by APs
StrungOutOnLife asked 3 years ago

Seizure Drug Combats Antipsychotic Side Effects
 
First thoughts:
 
Well, bu-uh, that’s Topamax for you.
 
Wait a minute! “old-line medication”? Since when is Topamax an old-line–
 
“Divalproex blocks increases in serum cholesterol associated with some antipsychotics–”
 
Jesus H. Christ!
 
Anyway, it looks as if divalproex is actually good for one of the symptoms of metabolic disorder.
 
ETA: I know that Abbott Laboratories funded the studies mentioned in the article.