Paxil While Pregnant - Links to Congenital Heart & Birth Defects
Paxil taken while pregnant has been linked to increased birth defects, congenital heart defects, atrial and ventricular septal defects (holes), clubbed feet, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, abnornal cranial shaped heads, pulmonary failure and other rare birth defects to infants of mothers that were prescribed Paxil during pregnancy. The FDA has issued numerous warnings about the dangers of paxil during pregnancy and heart valve defects to infants especially if Paxil is taken during the first trimester of pregnancy. The Pregnancy Classification of Paxil was changed form a Category C Drug to a Category D Pregnancy Classified Drug due to the potential birth defects.
Paxil Birth Defects Include:
Atrial Septal Defects (hole in heart) ASD
Ventricular Septal Heart Defects VSD
Spina Bifida Neural Tube Defects
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Abdominal Birth Defects / Omphalocele
Cranial Birth Defects / Craniosynostosis
Transposition of the Greater Vessels (TGV)
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Clubbed Feet / Clubbed Foot
Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA)
If you took Paxil at anytime during pregnancy and your child was born with serious Atrial Septal Heart Defect or Ventricular Septal Heart Defect or hole in the wall of the heart, heart valve defects, PPHN lung damage or any Paxil birth defect, then call the Willis Law Firm to discuss your legal options regarding a potential Paxil side effect lawsuit / product liability lawsuit against the makers of Paxil. Additionally if you tood Zofran during pregnancy and your child has a birth defect, call for a Free Initial Case Evaluation. All cases are taken on a Contingency Fee Bksis!
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