Depakote, manufactured by Abbot Laboratories, was put on the market in 1983. The drug is an anti-epileptic used to treat seizures, bipolar disorder, and migraines. The drug is listed as a Pregnancy Category D drug and has a 4-fold increase in serious birth defects compared to other anticonvulsant drugs. This includes Spina Bifida, Heart Defects,… Continue reading Depakote Birth Defects
In the womb, the pathway of your baby’s blood circulation is different than it is after birth. In the uterus, a baby’s circulation bypasses the lungs. The lungs are not needed to exchange oxygen because the placenta (the organ that nourishes and protects your developing baby) supplies the baby with oxygen through the umbilical cord.… Continue reading PPHN Birth Defect Lawsuits-Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension
Darvocet was recalled in November 2010 when the FDA announced that the painkillers may increase the risk of heart problems, suicide and overdose. Darvocet, Darvon and generic equivalents are propoxyphene-based painkillers. The Darvocet lawyers at Peterson & Assoc., P.C. are currently evaluating potential lawsuits for victims of Darvocet and Darvon. If you or a loved… Continue reading When Was Darvocet® Recalled?