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No Trials, but Many Tribulations Over Zofran (ondansetron): Drug Safety System Putting Children In-Utero at Risk

Alabama mother Marquita Smiley began taking the generic form of anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron) regularly during her first trimester to treat debilitating morning sickness—but when her son Zaidan was born with a critically underdeveloped heart, necessitating open heart surgery at just 3 days old, Marquita started to wonder whether the drug she took might have been …. Read More

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Plaintiffs Submit Proposal on Master Pleadings in Zofran (ondansetron) MDL

In March 2016, with more than 200 lawsuits pending in the Zofran (ondansetron) federal multi-district litigation (“MDL”) in the District of Massachusetts, plaintiffs submitted their proposal on the sequence and effect of “Master Pleadings.” In a sequence of master pleadings, usually created for administrative reasons, master complaints collate claims brought in each case into a single …. Read More

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Louisiana Family Files Zofran (ondansetron) Lawsuit over Heart Defects

In one of the latest complaints filed against GlaxoSmithKline LLC over the anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron), a family from Louisiana claims that the drug caused their two children to be born with heart defects. Zofran (ondansetron) was first approved by the FDA in 1991 for use in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy and …. Read More

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Alabama Couple Speaks Out Publicly Against Dangers of Zofran (ondansetron)

In February 2016, an Alabama couple spoke out openly about the hardships anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron) has caused their family. During her pregnancy, Clara Rickman took a generic version of Zofran, ondansetron, which she claims led to her child being born with multiple congenital heart defects. The Rickmans say their son has undergone three surgeries …. Read More

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Zofran (onadnsetron) Birth Defect Lawsuits Mount as More Women Come Forward

Ashley Wright is one of dozens of women who have filed lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”), maker of anti-nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron), and ten years later is finally speaking out about her experience after taking the drug. Zofran (ondansetron) was approved by the FDA to combat nausea and vomiting in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, but has been …. Read More

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