Dallas Zofran Birth Defect Lawyer

Has the use of Zofran while pregnant resulted in a birth defect? Call our Dallas drug injury lawyers today at (214) 617-1886.

Zofran® (Ondansetron) is a drug manufactured by the pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline. The drug is usually prescribed by doctors to women who suffer from nausea during pregnancy. At the same time, the drug has shown to be effective in reducing or getting rid of nausea brought on by chemotherapy for cancer patients.

However, the pharmaceutical company that developed this drug has been hit by numerous drug injury lawsuits after it was discovered that many mothers who took the drug while pregnant gave birth to children with birth defects.

Zofran Lawyer in Dallas
Zofran (ondansetron) Drug Injury Lawyer

Some of the birth defects seen in children whose mothers took Zofran include:

  • Cleft palate
  • Heart murmurs
  • Kidney problems
  • Jaundice

Pregnant women who took the drug weren’t spared from serious side-effects either; some of which include:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hives and rashes
  • Fainting

The numerous studies carried out on Zofran seem to come to a consensus over the serious side-effects related to the drug. That being said, the drug has not been pulled out of the market; doctors are now advised to reduce the drug dosage that they prescribe. In addition, criminal hearings against GlaxoSmithKline resulted in a $3 billion settlement and uncovered fraudulent dealings where doctors were given kickbacks to prescribe and promote it to their patients.

Was your child born with a birth defect after you were prescribed Zofran?

Birth defects resulting from Zofran use can last a lifetime. A baby born with a cleft lip or palate may need surgery to fix the condition as well as speech rehabilitation. Those born with heart defects may be limited with regard to what they can do in life as they grow up.

If you took Zofran or Ondansetron while pregnant and your baby suffered a birth defect as a result, you and your child deserve to be compensated. Please call Rasansky Law Firm today at (214) 617-1886 for your free consultation. We’ll investigate the facts of your case for no charge and explain the legal options that are available to you.

Speak With a Dallas Drug Injury Attorney For Free

The attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to speak to you about your potential case free of charge. If we can help with your claim, we’ll do so for no out-of-pocket cost to you. Call us 24/7 at (214) 617-1886.

Request a free consultation below

Get A Free Consultation


2525 McKinnon Street #550 Dallas, Texas 75201


Note: The information that was utilized in this post was gathered from the use of secondary sources. This information used has not been confirmed or independently verified. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can make the appropriate corrections. If you find any information that is false, we will remove or correct the post immediately after it is brought to our attention.   

Disclaimer: As a valued member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. These posts should not be viewed as a solicitation for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.

Why Choose
Rasansky Law Firm

Over 30+ Years Of Personal Injury Experience

Top-Rated and Award-Winning Personal Injury Lawyers

Attorneys Available to Discuss Your Case Now

No Fee Unless You Win

Free Confidential Consultation.

Request A Free Consultation

Fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.