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SSRI Anti-Depressant Dangerous Side Effects

Have you or a family member been affected by the adverse effects of SSRI anti-depressants? Then you may want to learn more about dangerous side effects and the potential for filing a lawsuit.


Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants may cause serious birth defects in infants whose mothers take the drugs while pregnant, especially during the early months of pregnancy. Potential SSRI birth defects include persistent pulmonary hypertension, as well as other congenital heart and lung conditions. SSRI birth defects have an enormous impact on a child’s quality of life, and impact the emotional and financial well-being of the entire family.

SSRI Drugs

Families whose children were born with a birth defect may be eligible to file an SSRI birth defect lawsuit if the child’s mother took any of these drugs during pregnancy, including:

Zoloft (Generic: sertraline)
Lexapro (Generic: escitalopram)
Paxil (Generic: paroxetine)
Celexa (Generic: citalopram)
Prozac (Generic: fluoxetine)

No-Cost Evaluation

If you took an SSRI antidepressant drugs during pregnancy and your child was born with a congenital heart, lung or other birth defect, legal advice from an SSRI birth defect attorney experienced with SSRI lawsuits should be sought immediately.

The SSRI Birth Defect lawyers at Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. represents the victims of defective drug side effects, including those caused by SSRI anti-depressants. We’ll evaluate the feasibility of a lawsuit and help determine whether you are entitled to compensation. Contact a SSRI Birth Defect attorney for a free, no obligation lawsuit evaluation today. Call us at 216-289-4740, or toll-free at (855) GOT-HURT. You may also fill out our contact form for a free consultation.

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