Did Lexapro Cause Your Child’s Birth Defects?

November 17, 2011

Several medical studies demonstrate that exposure to antidepressants such Lexapro (escitalopram), collectively known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), measurably increase the probability that unborn children and newborns suffer from birth defects and child developmental issues such as persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) and neurological defects.

 

One study, for instance, concluded that mothers who took SSRIs during their pregnancy increased their child’s risk of developing neurological problems two-fold. Another study demonstrated that the dangerous ingredients contained in SSRIs may be transferred through breast milk.

 

Did your prescription to Lexapro or another SSRI contribute to your child’s birth defects or other developmental problems? This is a challenging medical question to definitively answer – and a difficult legal claim to prove. Fortunately, the legal experts at Fears Nachawati are committed to resolving this issue for clients just like you. You can trust our experienced attorneys to help you sort through these difficult medical, legal, and financial questions. Ready to find out how we can protect you and your family? Contact us today. For a free consultation, call us at 1.866.545.8364 or email mn@fnlawfirm.com

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