Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits
We all wish for a healthy baby and for that we ensure that everything goes perfectly safe for the pregnant women and child especially during the stage where the essential development of the body is taking place. But at times, intake of some medicines can have detrimental effect on the baby to be born. Zofran has been associated with many birth defects claims.
If your child was born with a birth defect and you took Zofran while pregnant, find out if you are entitled to compensation for a Zofran birth defect claim at 800-337-7755.
Zofran is another name for medical prescription of ondansetron. It was launched in the market by GlaxoSmithKline in 1991 and was promoted as the medicine for the pregnant women. It was given as the medicine for the morning sickness in the pregnant women who has the symptoms of vomiting and nausea in the first trimester of their pregnancy. The nausea and vomiting is a common symptom in the early period of pregnancy. Although the reasons remain unknown, a majority of pregnant women experience nausea in the early stages of pregnancy. To avoid any serious issue because of this, they tend to seek medicine. Zofran is one of the most widely used medicines to eliminate the feeling of nausea, and has been prescribed in pregnant women.
Defects and Zofran
Many studies and researches have associated certain congenital malformations in babies with intake of Zofran by the mothers in their early pregnancies. As the medical practitioners and drug companies failed to inform these mothers of the potential risks of taking this medicine and the side effects of this medicine during pregnancy, people start filing medical suits for financial compensation if their child was born with specific defects.
First Trimester and Use of Zofran
The first trimester of pregnancy is considered crucial for the development of the essential organs of the child to be born. The intake of Zofran in this stage of pregnancy may lead to birth defects and wrongful death.
There are also many instances of musculoskeletal anomalies, mouth deformities, and jaundice and heart defects. In such case, the parents may be able to file for compensation for the Zofran Birth Injury and Death.
United States Zofran Case
In 2012, the US government fought a case against GlaxoSmithKline Company for marketing the off-label Zofran for pregnant women that has serious consequences for the child in the future. The company was found lacking in research and testing of the effect of Zofran on pregnant women and their babies.
Free Zofran Birth Defect Consultations
You can seek out a free consultation and claim evaluation if you or your loved one has faced a Zofran Birth Injury and Death by calling us at 800-337-7755. You will be provided with thorough guidance and insight into this area, and we can fight to protect your rights. We can help with investigating your Zofran case to see if your child's birth defects may have been caused by Zofran.
Zofran Contingency Fee Cases
There is no fee or legal expenses for filing the case of Zofran birth injury and death, unless there is a recovery.
Call a Zofran attorney in Florida today to see if you have a case at 800-337-7755.
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