Monday, May 20, 2019

Zofran has been linked to an increased risk of birth defects.

Below are the news stories and videos we have posted on this topic, including the details of the lawsuits that have been filed.

Zofran News

Manufacturer of Zofran Pays Hefty Fine for Promoting Zofran for Off-Label Use

In 2012, U.K.-based pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) paid $1 billion to resolve criminal charges (misbranding two products and failing to report safety data on another). The company also paid out an additional $2 billion to settle civil liabilities with the U.S. government for violations of the False Claims Act....

Is Zofran Causing Birth Defects?

With pregnancy often come feelings of wonder, excitement, and possible nausea. Some mothers-to-be who are experiencing nausea and vomiting during their first trimester are being prescribed Zofran (ondanestron), a prescription drug used for nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing surgery or cancer treatments. Many studies are now pointing to the...