Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit

February 22, 2014

Zofran Birth Defects Due to Zofran During Pregnancy

Zoftran, an anti-nausea drug and vomiting for chemotherapy and surgery patients. Zofran is also prescribed to women for pregnancy complication of morning sickness.

The Zofran for pregnancy side effects has been linked to a thirty (30) percent increase risk of congenital birth defects and a more than 2 x or doubling of congenital heart defects, cleft lip and cleft palate, according to several recent medical studies. Prescribing of Zofran to pregnant women for nausea and morning sickness has never been approved by the FDA and is considered an off label use. Zofran has not been approved to take or be prescribed to women pregnant for morning sickness. The FDA classification of Zofran is a “Pregnancy Category B.

Common Zofran Side Effects

According to current medical literature, common side effects of Zofran may include:

  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • weakness
  • headaches
  • tiredness
  • light headedness
  • dizziness
  • vision loss
  • rash
  • hives
  • itching
  • swelling of the eyes, face, lips,
  • swelling of tongue, throat,
  • swelling hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • hoarseness
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • shortness of breath
  • noisy, high pitched breathing

Was your Baby Injured due to Zofran during Your Pregnancy?  Call Us We Can Help !

The Willis Law Firm is currently representing a number of families of babies born with birth defect cases.  If you took Zofran during pregnancy and your baby was born with a birth defect, then contact us for a Free & Confidential Case Review.  Please use the form to your right -> or call us Toll Free 24 hours a day at (800) 883-9858

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