Were you prescribed Zofran for morning sickness?
Zofran lawsuits are mass tort claims against the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline for birth defects caused by its nausea pill, Zofran. Zofran was routinely prescribed for expectant mothers who suffered from morning sickness, even though the drug was not approved for use during pregnancy. It has since been linked to sharp increases in the risk for cleft palette and congenital heart defects.
The lawsuits claim that GlaxoSmithKline failed to warn doctors and patients of the risks, and seek compensation for:
- Medical expenses,
- Lost wages for the mother,
- Reduced earning capacity, and
- Pain and suffering.
Side effects of Zofran
Zofran has several side effects. The most common and least severe include:
- Blurred vision,
- Drowsiness and fatigue,
- Skin rash,
- Diarrhea, and
If you were prescribed Zofran for morning sickness, contact The Mass Tort Lawyer. You and your child may have suffered because of Zofran’s dangerous and unethical behavior. The birth defects caused by Zofran can be costly. You shouldn’t have to suffer the added medical bills and financial hardship. Call us today if your child suffers from cleft palate, cleft lip, heart defects, heart murmurs, or kidney defects because of Zofran.
There are time limits for Zofran cases and claims. Don’t let your chance to file a claim against GlaxoKlineSmith slip away.