You may be entitled to compensation if you took Zoloft® during your pregnancy and your child was born with a birth defect. Zoloft®, also known by its generic name sertraline, is manufactured by Pfizer. It is one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in the United States. Medical studies have identified a correlation between the use of Zoloft® during pregnancy and an increase in the likelihood of birth defects in children.
The usage of Zoloft® during pregnancy has been linked to:
- Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Newborn (PPHN): 6X greater likelihood
- Septal Heart Defects: 2X greater likelihood
- Right Ventricular Flow Defect: 3X greater likelihood
- Cardiac Malformations
- Craniosynostosis (Skull Defect)
Many of the foregoing conditions require surgery to remedy and a lifetime of care. Others can result in death.
If you took Zoloft® during your pregnancy and you suspect it may have caused harm to your child please contact us today for a claim review. Our Cleveland Ohio product liability lawyers are currently reviewing Zoloft® related cases nationwide
Zoloft® is a registered trademark of Pfizer.
If you or a loved one's child has been harmed due to taking Prozac during a pregnancy contact one of our experienced Cleveland Ohio lawyers for a confidential and no obligation consultation. We are reviewing Zoloft related claims nationwide.
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