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Zoloft lawsuits abound after birth defects

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Infants whose mothers took the antidepressant Zoloft may have an increased risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension and may be at risk for other health problems. Mothers who took Zoloft also show an increased risk of having babies with birth defects. Numerous individuals have filed suit against Zoloft’s manufacturer, Pfizer, Inc., claiming that the company did […]

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Zoloft linked to birth defects

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Zoloft, a medication prescribed to treat patients with depression and certain anxiety disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, has been linked to the development of birth defects when taken by pregnant women. Zoloft is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. Some major birth defects linked to the use of Zoloft during pregnancy include: – Atrial septal defect [ASD] […]

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Thelin can cause fatal liver damage says Pfizer

Friday, December 10, 2010

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Pfizer pulls hypertension drug Thelin off the markets and ends studies because of liver damage. Pfizer Inc. said it is pulling its blood pressure drug Thelin off the market and stopping all clinical trials because the drug can cause fatal liver damage. Thelin is sold in the European Union, Canada, and Australia as an oral […]

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