Texas Mother Claims Zofran Exposure Led To Birth Defects - Legal Examiner

In Texas, A Mother Says Zofran Caused Her Daughter’s Congenital Heart Defects In her complaint , filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division under case number 5:15-34, this mother claims that she... Court documents note that Zofran has never been approved by the FDA for use during pregnancy, and that the drug’s manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, has never “carried out a single study on the effects of this powerful drug on a pregnant mother or her... Pharmaceutical manufacturers are not allowed to promote drugs for unapproved uses in the US. But according to plaintiff, almost immediately after the drug’s initial approval in 1991, GlaxoSmithKline “launched a marketing scheme to promote Zofran... US Federal Government Claims GlaxoSmithKline Unlawfully Promoted Zofran As Morning Sickness Treatment Citing a lawsuit filed against GlaxoSmithKline by the federal government in 2012, plaintiff alleges that the company unlawfully marketed Zofran... Source: montco.legalexaminer.com