Many of the estimated 85 percent of pregnant women who experience some form of morning sickness will use an anti-nausea medication.
While some drugs provide relief, others can pose risks in vitro. Zofran birth defects may include cleft lip, craniosynostosis, and congenital malformations.
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Appeals Court Supports GSK's Zofran Summ...
MedTruth Editors · January 24, 2023
Hundreds of lawsuits alleging that GSK's anti-nausea drug Zofran caused a number of adverse health effects for pregnant women have been dismissed.Legal Developments
Zofran Bellwether Delay Pushes Proceedin...
James Parker · June 29, 2020
The multidistrict Zofran litigation has been further delayed to 2021 due to coronavirus concerns.Legal Developments
Zofran Bellwether Delay Halts Litigatory...
James Parker · March 27, 2020
The first bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation involving Zofran, an anti-nausea medication that may cause birth defects, has been indefinitely postponed.Legal Developments
Hundreds of Cases Against Zofran Manufacturer Still Pending
Nicole Knight · March 13, 2020
More than 500 cases are pending against GlaxoSmithKline, claiming the drugmaker aggressively marketed Zofran to pregnant women without informing them of the potential risk of birth defects.Legal Developments
Birth Defects in Zofran Litigation Disputed, Despite Evidence Removed
James Parker · November 13, 2019
Recent litigation on Zofran has called into question expert testimony, which was removed from the evidence indicating that Zofran causes birth defects when used by pregnant women. Drug manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline denies that causation of complications beyond heart defects and cleft palate can be proved. Though five cases were removed from the compilation of suits against GSK, the court proceedings wage on -- calling into question whether or not GSK should be required to update their product labeling with an adequate warning.Legal Developments