Are you a mother who took antidepressants during pregnancy?
Did you know that women who took Paxil during pregnancy have a greater incidence
of birth defects?
The problem that mothers are coping with is that many women unknowingly took
Paxil during pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time when the hormones in your body
experience extreme ups and downs and many women were prescribed antidepressants
like Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil to deal with pregnancy stressors.
Has your baby or grandbaby suffered birth defects caused by taking Paxil during
pregnancy? Are you or a loved one eligible for a Paxil birth defect lawsuit?
Women during any pregnancy have a 3 to 5 percent chance of having a baby with a
birth defect. Women taking antidepressants have a greater chance than women not
taking any antidepressants during pregnancy. And women taking Paxil during
pregnancy have the most risk of all for babies born with birth defects
specifically heart defects.
GlaxoSmithKline the manufactures of Paxil recently changed their label to
include warnings for women taking Paxil during pregnancy.
Some of the Paxil birth defect risks:
If you are taking Paxil during delivery your baby may experience side effects
requiring special care. Symptoms that the baby may have are problems breathing,
tremors, jitters, variable heart rate, a decrease in response to pain,
irritability, and difficulty eating.
One study has also noted an increase in the risk of low blood sugar and jaundice
in the newborn.
Babies born to women taking Paxil may rate lower on a rating system used to
evaluate newborn babies.
The effects in the newborn are related to the dose of medication the mother
takes during pregnancy.
Its possible that since Paxil passes through the body quickly, you also, may be
experiencing some withdrawal symptoms before and after your delivery.
Have you been informed about the greater incidence of birth defects of taking
Paxil while pregnant? Maybe its time to talk to a team of Paxil expert lawyers
about using Paxil during pregnancy lawsuit.
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