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Using computerized physician order entry system to prevent drug interactions between valproic acid and carbapenems

  • At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LAI, Wei-Ting (Chen Hsin General Hospital, Pharmacy, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Wei-Ting Lai:|You-Min Lu:Pharmacy,Chen Hsin General Hospital,Taipei,Taiwan, Province of China|Hung-Chua Chang:Pharmacy,Chen Hsin General Hospital,Taipei,Taiwan, Province of China|Chien-Ming Huang:Pharmacy,Chen Hsin General Hospital,Taipei,Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Valproic acid (VPA) acts as an anticonvulsant and a mood stabilizer; carbapenems are crucial in treating severe infections. Coadministration of VPA and carbapenem decreases the plasma concentration of VPA and may lead to seizures. From January to June 2014, a total of 182 hospitalized patients were prescribed VPA, and 17 patients were..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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