Depakote (or Divalproex) has been long established to cause birth defects.  Even before the FDA issued official guidance in 2009, the medical literature clearly indicated a linkage between Depakote and a variety of problems, including spinal bifida and cleft palate.  Lawsuits and settlements in the intervening years have even more clearly illustrated the dangers posed by this drug.

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