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tooth extraction while under medication (eltroxin and depakote)

Is it safe to have a tooth extraction while you are under certain medications?  I am currently taking eltoxin 50mcg (levothyroxin sodium) in the morning and depakote 500mg (divalproex sodium) in the evening.  I am for schedule to have tooth extraction this weekend.
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I am not familiar with pharmacology of your medication.Consultation with your physician is advised.
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They say on divalproex you need to be careful brushing and flossing because you can be more prone to infection.  I would at least mention to the dentist what you are taking before the tooth extraction
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Divalproex makes lost people heal more slowly as well...
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