The antidepressant drug Prozac has been associated with several mild side effects including loss of appetite, dry mouth, nervousness, sweating, constipation, diarrhea, weight loss, decreased sexual desire, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and trouble sleeping.
Patients and doctors were advised of these Prozac side effects through product warning labels since the drug was released in 1986. More recently, however, studies have shown that taking antidepressant drugs like Prozac during pregnancy can also contribute to birth defects in infants.
The birth defects from these Prozac side effects can include:
Due to the failure of the manufacturer, Eli Lilly, to warn of the danger of Prozac to infants, lawyers are helping those families affected file lawsuits to recover for their damages.
If you took Prozac and your child was born with any birth defects, contact us today to speak with a lawyer. You may be entitled to substantial compensation, however, time is limited.
Drug safety researchers with the FDA, New England Journal of Medicine, Boston University, University of California at San Diego, National Birth Defects Prevention Study of Infants, University of Ulm and Aarhus University in Denmark have all warned that antidepressant drugs like Prozac can increase the risk of birth defects.
Unfortunately, Prozac has been taken by more than 40 million people since it was released in 1986, many of them expectant mothers who were not warned of these Prozac side effects. Experts worry that thousands of children may have suffered birth defects as a result.
Lawyers with the Prozac Litigation Group have helped thousands of families affected by the harmful nature of defective drugs and filing lawsuits on behalf of the children and families injured by this drug.
These same lawyers are available to discuss your child’s case, and the compensation available, today.
While nobody should file a lawsuit if another party was not at fault, your lawyer can explain how drug companies like Eli Lilly have continued to earn billions selling this drug while knowing about the risk to infants.
Lawsuits for drug injuries, such as Prozac side effects, are complicated legal matters. Before choosing a lawyer to help you, make sure they are qualified to handle this type of case, have the resources to fight giant drug companies, and can commit the time necessary to get results.
The Prozac Birth Defect Resource Center works with only the most qualified defective drug lawyers in the country.
Contact us today. We are available 24 hours a day to answer questions about your child’s birth defect and provide help.
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