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Parents Blame Zofran for Son’s Heart Defects

Morning sickness is a common side effect of pregnancy. While mild morning sickness does not necessarily constitute a health risk, some parents are alleging that one treatment option for it might harm a developing baby. Two of these parents, who reside in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, have filed a lawsuit against... Read more »

Oregon Mother Claims Zofran Caused Baby’s Cleft Palate

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An increasing number of lawsuits involving Zofran-related birth defects have been filed across the nation. One of the latest claims was brought by an Oregon mother who argues that her child’s cleft palate and laryngeal cleft are a direct result of the anti-nausea drug she took while pregnant. GlaxoSmithKline LLC... Read more »

GSK Files Motion to Dismiss Zofran Birth Defect Claims

Attorneys for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have petitioned that Zofran lawsuits involving birth defects filed against the company be dismissed by the federal judge overseeing litigation. The move comes relatively early in the course of a multidistrict litigation (MDL 2657) set up to process the increasing number of lawsuits filed over birth defects... Read more »

Mother Demands Labeling Changes for Zofran

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is engaging in wrongful conduct by failing to adequately disclose the risks of Zofran when used by women who are pregnant, according to a new birth defect lawsuit filed by a mother from Tennessee. The lawsuit is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of... Read more »

Plaintiff Argues Zofran Caused Son’s Heart Defect

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A recent complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, where it joins the Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation known as MDL 2657. The case centers upon allegations that drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) negligently marketed its powerful anti-nausea drug to pregnant women without providing... Read more »

20 Year-old Woman Files Zofran Complaint

A 20-year-old woman has filed a Zofran lawsuit in California. The case seeks to hold defendants GlaxoSmithKline and McKesson Corporation responsible for the birth defects that the plaintiff suffered after her mother took Zofran during pregnancy. The Texas woman filed her complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of... Read more »

Zofran Lawsuit Alleges Drug Causes “Devastating, Irreversible, and Life-Long Consequences”

For many women, the hormonal fluctuations associated with pregnancy bring about unrelenting symptoms including nausea, vomiting and lightheadedness. In the most extreme cases, these women experience a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum – which can cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. For years, doctors and healthcare professionals have prescribed a drug... Read more »

Louisiana Mother Blames Zofran for Son’s Heart Condition

A Louisiana mother has filed a Zofran lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline on behalf of her son. Zofran (ondansetron) is a prescription medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting in chemotherapy or radiation patients. It is also commonly used by pregnant women suffering from morning sickness, though it has not received approval... Read more »

California Parents File Zofran Lawsuit Against GSK

A Northern California couple has filed a Zofran lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline on behalf of their young daughter. The parents seek compensatory and punitive damages, equitable relief and other relief deemed appropriate for the injuries their child sustained as an alleged result of her mother’s use of Zofran during pregnancy. The... Read more »