Lexapro (Escitalopram) is an antidepressant drug marketed by the large pharmaceutical firm Forest Laboratories which has recently been linked to a number of serious side effects, including cardiac birth defects. Lexapro side effects have ranged from seizures to severe and sometimes permanent psychological disorders, stroke and other cardiovascular health problems. Lexapro is part of the SSRI, or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, class of antidepressants.
Lexapro birth defects have recently been brought to light by the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, which is funded by the CDC. If you or a loved one has had a child with a birth defect or experienced severe psychological, such as suicide or suicidal thoughts, or physical side effects after taking Lexapro, lawyers handling Washington Lexapro birth defects cases are offering a free case review of your situation without any further obligation and should our Lexapro lawyers wish to take your case there is never any charge unless we are able to collect for you.
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Here you will find many of the answers to your Lexapro questions about Washington Lexapro birth defects lawsuits. Additionally, Washington Lexapro lawyers offer information concerning
legal rights you have if you have given birth to a child with birth defects after using Lexapro during the pregnancy.
This section provides in-depth details about the CDC-funded National Birth Defects Prevention Study analysis on Lexapro birth defects
, specifically cardiac, or heart, birth defects where the mother took Lexapro before or during the first few months of pregnancy. They concluisvely found a connection between Lexapro use by expectant mothers and birth defects, especially heart defects, in their children. NEW UPDATED SECTION FOR: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Lexapro has been linked to numerous health problems, including someof the psychological problems intended to be prevented by Lexapro. SSRI antidepressants have been contraindicated for persons taking other medications and even supplements as well as persons in certain age and health demographics because of the risk that they may impair the body's elimination of sertraline, resulting in a much higher concentration of the drug remaining in the system.