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son is on Epilim for 4 weeks, now has a rash on his back.

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hi my son is on Epilim he has been on it for 4 weeks now. i have had to increase his dose ever two weeks. he is now 2.5ml in the morning and 5ml at night. since i have started him on the 5ml at night i have noticed a rash on his back. and he has some on his face and on his stomach and chest.
could this be anything to do with the medication.

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replied July 25th, 2012
Epilepsy Answer A37415

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Epilim contains sodium valproate and is used for treating epilepsy and related disorders.It has various side effects as drowsiness and weight gain.It can be a cause of skin rashes any any type of rash,itching,skin peeling should be reported immediately to the treating doctor as the dose adjustment might be required.

Kindly visit your Physician earliest for evaluation of the rashes.

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