Effects of valproic acid on hearing in epileptic patients.

@article{Incecik2007EffectsOV,
  title={Effects of valproic acid on hearing in epileptic patients.},
  author={Faruk Incecik and Ertap Akoğlu and Ozlem Sang{\"u}n and Ismet Murat Melek and Taşkin Duman},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={611-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Since some case reports about the ototoxicity of valproic acid have been published, probable adverse effects of valproic acid on hearing in the epileptic patients became a subject of interest. We wanted to investigate if ototoxicity occurs in pediatric epileptic patients using VPA for long terms. METHODS Twenty-one epileptic patients who have… CONTINUE READING