Tuesday, March 22 2011
Zoloft (sertraline) is a prescription drug used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Zoloft belongs to the group of antidepressants known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs).
Research suggests serious risks linked to women taking Zoloft while pregnant. These include higher risks of birth defect related side effects, such as the increased risk for Heart Defects, Lung Defects, Abdominal Wall Defects, Cranio-Facial Defects, Limb and Skeletal Malformations, and other deformities, malformations and birth defects affecting various areas of the newborn infant's head and body.
This link between Zoloft and congenital heart defects has many medical professionals concerned that pregnant women should not be prescribed or take Zoloft. Other SSRIs like Zoloft have also been linked to increased risk of severe birth defects.
Zoloft and the Congenital Birth Defects Include:
If you have taken Zoloft while pregnant and given birth to a child with a serious congenital defect, you may be entitled to compensation.
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