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Use of Zofran By Pregnant Mothers Leads to Birth Defect Lawsuits

Pregnant women who took the medication Zofran (ondansetron) and subsequently gave birth to children with birth defects may have a claim for legal damages. Over 200 lawsuits involving this type of injury have been consolidated in a Multi-District Litigation in Massachusetts.

Zofran was initially approved for the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting associated with anesthesia, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. In addition, the maker of the drug – GlaxoSmithKline – is alleged to have marketed the drug to doctors and individuals as safe for pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting, commonly referred to as “morning sickness.” There are studies that evidently show the drug is, in fact, unsafe when used by pregnant women.

If you or a loved one was prescribed Zofran while pregnant and subsequently gave birth to a child with birth defects, please call to request written materials or to schedule an appointment with one of our firm’s attorneys. You may reach our office at (251) 471-6191.

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