If you, or a family member, took Lexapro during your pregnancy and your child was born with a birth defect you may be entitled to compensation. Lexapro, also known by its generic name escitalopram, is an antidepressant manufactured by Forest Labs. Studies have shown that exposure to Lexapro during pregnancy can increase the risks of birth defects.
Birth defects associated with Lexapro include:
- Atrial Septal Defects (holes in the heart): 4X greater likelihood
- Ventricular Septal Defects (holes in the heart): 4x greater likelihood
- Malformations of the Heart
- Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Newborn (PPHN): 6X greater likelihood
Our Cleveland Ohio product liability lawyers are committed to assisting families harmed by birth defects to children as a result of taking Lexapro or escitalopram. If you or a loved one has been harmed by the drug Lexapro please contact one of our experienced lawyers today. We are currently reviewing Lexapro related cases in Cleveland Ohio and nationwide.
Please call us today at 440.248.8811 or fill out the contact form below for a free review of your claim.