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June 9, 2015. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Pfizer Report Could Change Outcome of Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit ]
Washington, DC Pfizer may have been warned by a company drug safety official about a potential link between the antidepressant drug Zoloft and birth defects and recommended changes to the medication’s safety warning. Pfizer is currently facing over 1,000 Zoloft birth defect lawsuits, which allege the medication is responsible for newborn abnormalities including congenital heart defects.
August 3, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zoloft Lawsuit Filed in Philadelphia ]
Philadelphia, PA A Zoloft lawsuit alleging wrongful death has been filed against Pfizer and the maker of a generic version of Zoloft in Philadelphia. The lawsuit alleges an infant boy died of generic Zoloft birth defects and that the companies involved in the making of Zoloft and generic Zoloft failed to warn about the risks of Zoloft side effects.
April 24, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit Update ]
New York, NY As of April 2013, approximately 330 Zoloft birth defects lawsuits against Pfizer are pending in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) established in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The first Zoloft bellwether trials are set to begin in 2014.
February 15, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zoloft Lawsuit Claims the Antidepressant Does Not Work ]
Trenton, NJ When weighing the risks and benefits of a drug such as Zoloft, patients generally consider how effective Zoloft is against the risk of Zoloft side effects, which may include a risk of Zoloft birth defects. Those risks may be seen to be low, considering the drug is treating a condition as serious as depression.
November 28, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Are SSRI Medications Worth the Risk? ]
Waltham, MA A recent study suggests the risk of Zoloft side effects may not be worth the benefits. The study focused on SSRI medications, a class of drugs that includes Zoloft and suggests that the risks of Zoloft birth defects and other adverse reactions may outweigh any potential benefits.
February 14, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ More Zoloft Lawsuits Filed ]
Baton Rouge, LA Another Zoloft lawsuit has been filed alleging a baby exposed to the antidepressant was born with Zoloft heart birth defects. The lawsuit alleges that Pfizer, maker of Zoloft, knew about the risks associated with a so-called Zoloft pregnancy but did not adequately warn patients and doctors about that risk.
February 7, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ In This Zoloft Lawsuit, the Birth Defect Child Serves As Plaintiff ]
Chicago, IL It's one thing for a parent of a child born with a Zoloft pregnancy defect to take a drug manufacturer to task for allegedly withholding information and marketing a product fraught with risk. It's quite another for the child of a mother prescribed the antidepressant Zoloft to approach the courts for help.
January 26, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Parents Join Zoloft Lawsuit ]
Detroit, MI As more parents reportedly join a Zoloft lawsuit, alleging that infants exposed to the antidepressant prior to birth are at an increased risk of so-called Zoloft heart birth defects, a new study suggests a link between the use of Zoloft while pregnant and a risk of Zoloft side effects in infants.
January 15, 2012. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Parents Sue Pfizer over Alleged Zoloft Heart Birth Defects ]
St. Clair County, MI A group of parents have sued the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer over the alleged Zoloft heart birth defects that they say their children have been suffering from, according to the St. Clair Record.
January 6, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ It's Not Just a Baby, It's a Life: Zoloft Birth Defects ]
Washington, DC Birth defects happen for a variety of reasons: genetic predisposition, fate, or worse—a preventable cause. While any birth defect is a parent's worst nightmare, one that might have been preventable is the cruelest blow. Such is the case for a Washington woman who launched a zoloft heart birth defect lawsuit against Zoloft manufacturer Pfizer Inc. late last year.
- Multiple Zoloft Lawsuits Reportedly Filed By Heidi Turner (Dec-19-11)
- Zoloft Lawsuit Filed By Heidi Turner (Dec-9-11)
- Government Agencies Warn Against Zoloft During Pregnancy (Apr-13-07)