SSRI Birth Defects or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor birth defects have been linked to serious and potentially fatal heart birth defects in children when taken by pregnant women. Dangerous antidepressants that can cause SSRI Birth Defects include Zoloft, Topamax, Paxil, Prozac, and Celexa. These drugs are anti-depressant drugs that are a lot more common that you might think. It has been estimated that one in every 10 Americans are treated for some sort of depression. In order to combat this depression patients are presented with several options. It has been show that regularly exercising releases dopamine, and that sunlight naturally boosts serotonin levels. However, sometimes natural remedies are not enough and patients turn to using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI’s).
Recent studies have shown that mothers who take SSRIs during pregnancy are 60% more likely to be born with SSRI Birth defects. The SSRI birth defects lawyers at Arentz Law Group, P.C. are dedicated to using the full extent of their knowledge, experience, and considerable resources to defend the rights of families with children who may have suffer these congenital malformations. Families that have children born with SSRI Birth defects tied to exposure of antidepressants in the womb may be entitled to substantial compensation for their damages.
Have you been pregnant while taking antidepressants? Has your child suffered because of SSRI Birth defects? The lawyers at Arentz Law Group, P.C. may be able to help you recover significant compensation to help with therapeutic and pharmaceutical costs, medical bills, and even lost wages. You could also be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. We understand the costs of caring for a child with SSRI birth defects can be intimidating, and funds recovered from the sari birth defects lawsuit can help secure the best care for your child in the future. To learn more about SSRI birth defects and your rights Contact Arentz Law Group, P.C. today at 1-800-305-600 for a free consultation.