Zoloft Side Effects Class Action Lawsuit

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Zoloft Lawsuits

Drug companies have downplayed the risk to fetuses of the use of these drugs during the first trimester of pregnancy.  However, recent studies have shown a significant increase in occurrence of serious birth defects as a result of using some of these drugs during the first trimester.  If you were taking an SSRI before you found out you were pregnant, there is a possibility that your child’s birth defect was caused by the drug — even if you stopped taking it once you found out you were pregnant.  Recent litigation has held these drug companie...

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Why is Zoloft causing Birth Defects?

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has warned patients that taking Zoloft® or any other SSRI during pregnancy has been directly linked to Congenital Heart Defects. These birth defects were 5 times more likely to occur in women who have taken it during pregnancy. The most common defects are Heart Defects, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension and Abdominal & Cranial birth defects.  The heart defects were, in most cases, Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects, which are characterized by holes in the walls of the chambers of the heart. Heart-re...

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