Zofran Lawyers

Zofran Lawsuits

Zofran Class ActionRecent data shows a link between Zofran and an increased risk of birth defects. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of mothers who took Zofran for morning sickness and subsequent their babies suffered from various birth defects. These dangerous side effects include cleft palate, cleft lip, and congenital heart defects. The drug Zofran is designed to block or reduce nausea and vomiting after a surgery. It is also used to reduce nausea and vomiting for cancer patients. It was not intended for use by pregnant women for morning sickness. Zofran is product produced and marketed by GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline settled a lawsuit in 2012 over allegations that they provided kickbacks related to Zofran. GlaxoSmithKline did not study if Zofran was in fact safe for pregnant women to take, despite the fact that they marketed Zofran as a solution for morning sickness.

Zofran Side Effects

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. The study was done with a sample size of 9,000 women. Another study, conducted in Denmark learned that risks doubled of heart defects when women used Zofran during pregnancy. Currently there is Zofran Class Action lawsuit. If enough Zofran lawsuits are filed it is possible there could be a Zofran class action lawsuit or the creation of a Zofran MDL. Lawsuits could be filed over Zofran for failure warn women of the increased risks of birth defects. GlaxoSmithKline has face numerous other lawsuits for dangers drug side effects including Paxil. GlaxoSmithKline paid $3 billion dollars in fines in 2012 and plead guilty to criminal charges. Plaintiffs may argue that GlaxoSmithKline promoted Zofran to physicians without warning them of the dangerous side effects when treating women for morning sickness. A full list of Zofran side effects include:

  • Birth defects
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Heart murmur
  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney defects
  • Atrial or ventricular septal defect
  • Death

We have launched a new Zofran website dedicated to the ongoing Zofran lawsuits at: http://zofranlawsuitrecall.com

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Zofran Lawyers and Lawsuits

If you have taken Zofran while pregnant and your children have suffered from birth defects including cleft palate, cleft lip, and congenital heart defects you may be entitled to compensation. Every Zofran lawsuit is different. Our Zofran lawyers will review your information and help advise on the best course of action in order to receive a maximum recovery. The statue of limitations in every state is different, so it's best to file a Zofran lawsuit sooner than later in order to qualify.

To learn more about the dangerous birth defects side effects of Zofran and how you can file a Zofran lawsuit, watch our information video below.


 

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