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Zofran (ondansetron) May Have Caused Newborn’s Death

Zofran (ondansetron) May Have Caused Newborn’s Death In a wrongful death lawsuit filed against GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Patrick and Valerie Reagan allege that the pharmaceutical company’s anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron) caused their daughter Molly’s heart defects, leading to her death just three days after she […]

Alleged “Off-Label” Zofran (ondansetron) Promotion Left Many Women in the Dark

Alleged “Off-Label” Zofran (ondansetron) Promotion Left Many Women in the Dark Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) has come under fire in recent months for its alleged “off-label” promotion of anti-nausea medication Zofran (ondansetron) for use by pregnant women, despite the drug never having been deemed safe for expectant mothers. Zofran (ondansetron), when taken during the first […]

Zofran-Linked Birth Defects Found Across the Country

Zofran-Linked Birth Defects Found Across the Country Zofran (ondansetron), an anti-nausea drug that is FDA-approved for use by chemotherapy, radiation, and organ transplant patients, has never been approved or tested for safe use by pregnant women.  The drug’s manufacturers, however, have promoted the drug “off-label,” (which means prescribed for a use that is not approved […]

Zofran Blamed for Allegedly Causing Cleft Palate, New Lawsuit Says

Zofran Blamed for Allegedly Causing Cleft Palate, New Lawsuit Says Another lawsuit has been filed against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over the side effects of their popular anti-nausea medication Zofran (ondansetron). Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, the Marlenne family is alleging that GSK’s Zofran (ondansetron), which mother Pam took during pregnancy […]

Swedish Study Links Zofran (ondansetron) with High Risk of Heart Defects in Babies

Swedish Study Links Zofran (ondansetron) with High Risk of Heart Defects in Babies A 2014 study out of Sweden, titled “Use of Ondansetron During Pregnancy and Congenital Malformations in the Infant,” investigated the risks associated with taking the anti-nausea medication Zofran (ondansetron) during a woman’s pregnancy. The study was conducted using data from the Swedish Medical […]

GlaxoSmithKline’s Zofran (ondansetron) to Blame for Birth Defects in Two New Lawsuits

GlaxoSmithKline’s Zofran (ondansetron) to Blame for Birth Defects in Two New Lawsuits Two mothers have filed product liability lawsuits against drug giant GlaxoSmithKline in mid-February 2015, both alleging that the anti-nausea medication Zofran (ondansetron), which they both took during their respective pregnancies to combat morning sickness, was to blame for the severe birth defects their […]

Your Baby’s Health: Is it Worth the Risk?

Your Baby’s Health: Is it Worth the Risk? A study published by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in December 2014 sheds a bright light on the risks pregnant women face if they choose to take the popular anti-nausea medication Zofran (ondansetron) to help ease their morning sickness symptoms. Dr. Gideon Koren, affiliated with The […]

Big News for Small Patients: St. Jude Begins Study for Tiniest Pediatric Mechanical Heart Valve

Big News for Small Patients: St. Jude Begins Study for Tiniest Pediatric Mechanical Heart Valve Every year, approximately 35,000 babies are born in the United States with congenital heart defects, which sometimes require dangerous surgeries for heart valve replacements . Children may develop these defects for a variety of reasons, including their mother’s use of […]

Zofran’s Risks May Not Be Worth the Relief

Zofran’s Risks May Not Be Worth the Relief GlaxoSmithKline’s powerful anti-nausea medication Zofran, approved only for patients undergoing chemotherapy or recovering from surgery, has been prescribed in an off-label manner by doctors to pregnant women to alleviate morning sickness symptoms—but at an enormous price. Concern is mounting over the increased number of prescriptions doctors are […]

What Should I Know About Zofran?

What Should I Know About Zofran? Beth Graham speaking about Zofran and the patients that were prescribed the drug, including mothers that were given Zofran for morning sickness.

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