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Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit

An anti-nausea drug approved by the FDA for surgery and chemotherapy patients is Zofran.

Created by GlaxoSmithKline and in the marketplace since 1991, Zofran is supposed to block serotonin, in the body, a natural substance which results in vomiting.

In the human body, serotonin has a variety of functions, namely during pregnancy. It plays a key role during the development of the organ and fetal heart.

The Safety of Zofran Questioned

For pregnant mothers, Zofran is not approved. Less than 200 births is based on fetal safety data. Zofran is classified by the FDA for medication as Pregnancy Category B. This means no one considers it safe.

Pregnant mothers should talk with their physicians before taking Zofran. 

Zofran, for pregnant mothers, has been associated with fatal side effects, such as: hole in the heart; heart murmur; defects in the heart; atrial septal defect; cleft palate; cleft lip; defects in the kidney; musculoskeletal defects; hypospadia; ventricular septal defect; poor growth in the womb; hydronephrosis; and much more.

Years ago, a settlement from the parent company to the tune of $3 billion for illegal promotion of a variety of prescription medications and other federal law violations was announced by the U.S. Justice Department.

GlaxoSmithKline promoted Zofran in pregnant mothers with morning sickness for off-label use. 

From the mother to her fetus via the placenta, according to recent studies published, in vast amounts, Zofran passes quite rapidly. Much longer than in the woman, furthermore, in the fetus it remains active.

In the United States, the best birth injury attorneys involved in a medical malpractice Zoltan birth defect lawsuit, have years of experience, expertise and skills. These cases can result in the law being able to protect patients who sustained injuries.

Many of these cases before a judge include key jury verdicts where millions of dollars resulted in large punitive damages being awarded in state cases for medical malpractice.

Personal injury medical malpractice attorneys have acquired financial compensation in the hundreds of millions for their clients, to empower individuals to receive better subsequent care.

Zofran birth defect lawsuit medical malpractice attorneys typically work with a team of medical research and nursing practitioners and experts; several of them even double as attorneys and paralegals.

Many an attorney is no neophyte to litigation regarding medical malpractice.

Attorneys thrive, in fact, in the pursuit of compensation for family members of victims of sustained injuries by the same healthcare professionals they entrusted to treat them.

It’s advisable to seek legal assistance to manage complex cases that individuals merely cannot alone.

Regardless of how complicated the legal case, medical malpractice attorneys with skills are willing to assist you and your loved ones in a Zofran birth defect lawsuit.

They want to accomplish what may be seemingly impossible for their clients. The attorneys have the experience and resources to accomplish this.

You may be entitled to funds owed to you to recover damages. Therefore, you’d want an evaluation from an esteemed attorney.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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