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If you or someone you loved was born with congenital birth defects and during pregnancy you took Zoloft, share what happened with our defective drug law firm immediately - you may be eligible to file a Zoloft lawsuit to claim your compensation options.
Pregnant women taking the antidepressent medication are of greater risk of their child suffering heart conditions, heart defects, complications of the aorta and heart valve abnormalities as well as other dangerous side effects.
In addition to the harmful effects to your child's heart. Zoloft has been linked to an increased risk in newborns to suffer from a cleft lip, palage and or other craniofacial defects. Share what happened to you and get the latest information from our birth defect attorneys now.
If you or someone you know has had a child suffered after prenatal Zoloft use, contact us immediately to get a free and confidential case review.
Fill out the form to the right for a simple no obligation legal review, you could be entitled to significant compensation.
Zoloft is a SSRI antidepressent medication brought to market by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. Similar to Paxil, Zoloft is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor medication (SSRI) intended for use as an anti-depressant. A number of lawsuits have been filed alleging zoloft birth defects since its release when taken while pregnant. Following a series of studies, Zoloft has been linked to a number of dangerous side effects that the manufacturers failed to provide sufficient information to avoid usage.
The drug has been shown to be especially dangerous to pregnant women, the side effects being linked by an 2006 FDA study showing an increased potential risk to takers of Zoloft of pulmonary hypertension in their newborns. Later, a 2007 study linked taking Zoloft to abnormal craniofacial development, brain defects, and gastrointestinal abnormality in newborns.
The 2007 studies have been followed by a significant 2009 clinical study published by the British Medical Journal linking Zoloft and other SSRI antidepressant medications to an increased risk of heart defects when taken during the mother's pregnancy during the first trimester. This harmful side effect of taking Zoloft is especially insidious as the first trimester is often the period where a mother has not yet aware of their pregnancy.
Ongoing claims are being reviewed by the leading Zoloft attorneys and studies are being performed on the medication exploring further complications that arise from taking the drug. Potential further Zoloft birth defects include:
It is important to act quickly when filing a Zoloft compensation lawsuit as regulations limit the amount of time suffers of side effects have to report a claim and pursue your legal rights.