Craniosynostosis Caused by Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor or Sarafem


Has your baby been diagnosed with Craniosynostosis? Were you prescribed an antidepressant SSRI drug such as Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor or Sarafem?

If so, you should know that SSRIs have been linked with serious birth defects in infants when taken by their pregnant mothers. In fact, Eli Lilly, the manufacturer of the SSRI drug Prozac, has acknowledged the link between Prozac use by pregnant women and birth defects in their babies. Studies have also shown a dramatic increase in the onset of craniosynostosis in babies when these antidepressant drugs have been given to their pregnant mothers. Craniosynostosis is the premature closing of one or more of the joints between the sections of the baby's skull. Studies have shown a 2.5 time increase in infants exposed to SSRIs while in utero. The seriousness of the condition can vary and can affect the structure of the skull or lead to an underdeveloped brain. For years, the drug companies promised that these medications were safe for use by pregnant women. This is not the case.

In addition to seeking the necessary care for your baby, you should consult a board certified personal injury trial law specialist to determine if you and your baby are entitled to compensation. Lawsuits are being investigated and filed around the country for similar conditions.

Michael P. Fleming, former elected Harris County Attorney, is board certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas board of legal specialization.

In addition to being board certified as a specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law and well-known as the former Harris County Attorney, Michael P. Fleming has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer for many years. His Houston law firm is AV rated by Martindale - Hubbell (the highest rating) and has been featured in H-Texas Magazine's Top Attorneys in Houston issue which features the best Houston lawyers and law firms. He is also one of the small percentage of attorneys in the entire country to have had the privilege of arguing and winning a case before the Supreme Court of the United States.

If you have a serious personal injury, wrongful death or litigation matter, contact an attorney with the qualifications, experience and reputation you can trust. Michael P. Fleming is a Houston personal injury lawyer with the qualifications and experience you deserve.

Contact a Craniosynostosis Birth Defect Lawyer now to discuss your options.

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