If you have taken Zofran and your child has suffered birth defects you may entitled to compensation. There is evidence that GlaxoSmithKline misled that public and they marketed Zofran to expecting mothers (WITHOUT FDA APPROVAL) that Zofran is a safe solution for morning sickness. You will read below that Zoloft may in fact cause dangerous birth defects in children when mothers take this drug during the first trimester. There have already been Zofran lawsuits filed against GlaxoSmithKline for a failure to warn against these dangerous and deadly side effects. Call 888-236-4949 to learn your legal options if you or your child has suffered due to Zofran.
Studies indicate that there are an increased risk of birth defects when woman take Zofran to treat morning sickness. These dangerous side effects include:
Zofran was originally intended to reduce nausea and vomiting for people who come out of surgery. It was also intended to reduce nausea and vomiting for cancer patients. GlaxoSmithKline is the manufacturer of the drug Zofran. GlaxoSmithKline settled a lawsuit in 2012 over allegations that they were involved in kickbacks related to Zofran. Zofran works by blocking chemicals in the body that causes nausea. Morning sickness usually occurs most often in the first trimester which is the most critical stage of an infants development. There have been reports of serious birth defects that could possibly be caused by Zofran. The FDA has sent out warnings regarding serious side effects, but the have not enacted a full Zofran FDA Recall.
In 2012, the United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline over Zofran. The Zofran lawsuit was eventually settled for $3 billion dollars.
In 2012 a study conducted at Boston University reported that woman who use Zofran during the first Trimester of pregnancy double the risk that their baby is born with cleft palate. A second study, conducted in Denmark learned that risks doubled of heart defects when women used Zofran during pregnancy. This Denmark Zofran study was conducted on 900,000 pregnant women. There are reports of additional studies being conducted to further investigate the link between Zofran and an increased risk of serious birth defects.
There have been reports of numerous Zofran lawsuits after women have used Zofran for morning sickness and subsequently the child has suffered from various birth defects. Women themselves have also experienced side effects after using Zofran to help with morning sickness. These side effects of Zofran that effect the mother include:
GlaxoSmithKline has admitted that Zofran has not been tested for use in pregnant women. Plaintiffs could possibly filed lawsuits against the giant company for failure to warn physicians and patients about the possibly deadly side effects of Zofran. If you or your child have suffered side effects from Zofran immediately contact your doctor. Also if you did suffer Zofran side effects, including birth defects, you may be entitled to compensation. Learn how to file a Zofran Lawsuit below.
Zofran Lawsuit Information: If your child suffered birth defects and you took Zofran, you should consult an Zofran lawyer as soon as possible in order to protect your claim for a Zofran Lawsuit and settlement.
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