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Dr. G.Question about Depakote
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Lovingmomwithbipolarson posted:
Dr. G. My son recently tested positive for Hepatitis C, he was retested but I don't have the results as of yet. Can you get a false positive from the depakote?

Lovingmom
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Joseph F Goldberg, MD responded:
Dear Lovingmom, no, Depakote does not cause a false-positive test for hepatitis C. Dr. G.
 
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Lovingmomwithbipolarson replied to Joseph F Goldberg, MD's response:
Thank you.


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