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2011-03-31 00:00:28

As the FDA changes the pregnancy category of migraine drug Topamax to a class D drug, worry over the lack of drug testing for birth defects increases. The Wall Street Journal reports on a history of birth defects related to medications and pregnancy. Topamax Birth Injury Resources provides information and legal resources for families seeking compensation for a birth defect allegedly caused by Topamax. (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 On March 29, 2011 the Wall Street Journal covered the growing...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

The Senators Firm announced today that it is offering free confidential case reviews to people who took Topamax during pregnancy and suffered Topamax induced cleft lip, cleft palate, and oral cleft birth defects. Victims of Topamax birth defects may be eligible to file a Topamax lawsuit. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 The Senators (Ret.) Firm, LLP, announced today that it is continuing to investigate a number of reported cases of birth defects in children born to mothers who...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Topamax Birth Injury Resources (TBIR) is an online resource center dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date information about the possible birth defects related to the use of the epilepsy drug Topamax. TBIR provides a means for families seeking legal council to connect with reputable Topamax lawyers via a free, no-obligation claim review form. (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 In March of 2011, the FDA issued a change in the pregnancy category for the anti-epileptic drug Topamax, revising its...

2011-03-25 00:00:28

On March 14th, 2011, laboratory dealers created smiles around the world when they attended an event organized by Kimble Chase, the largest manufacturer of laboratory glassware worldwide. For each dealer who attended, Kimble Chase made a donation to The Smile Train, a charitable organization dedicated to repairing children's cleft lips and palates. Vineland, NJ (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 On March 14th, 2011, laboratory dealers created smiles around the world when they attended an event...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a safety warning regarding the increased risk of birth defects in babies born to mothers that took Topamax during pregnancy. Specifically, Topamax has been linked to cleft lip and/or cleft palate (oral clefts), cranial malformations, genital malformations and other serious birth defects. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2011 Schmidt & Clark, LLP, a nationally recognized products liability law firm, announced today that it...

2011-03-11 00:00:28

FDA strengthens Topamax warning as medication significantly increases oral birth defects, including cleft lip and/or cleft palate, in children whose mothers took Topamax during pregnancy. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 The Wall Street Journal reports on March 4, 2011 the FDA strengthens Topamax warning as medication significantly increases oral birth defects, including cleft lip and/or cleft palate, in children whose mothers took Topamax during pregnancy. In fact, this new data...

2011-03-07 16:23:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Operation Smile today voted to discontinue the proposed merger with Smile Train. The Board of Directors of Smile Train also has voted to discontinue the proposed merger. William R. Fox, Chairman of the Board of Operation Smile, released the following statement on behalf of the Board of Directors: "We have thoughtfully and carefully pursued combining our two organizations with the goal of treating more children in more...

2011-03-06 00:02:30

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys urge mothers who have used Topamax, or its generic topiramate, to contact an attorney as soon as possible if their child was born with any of the following birth defects: cleft lip and/or cleft palate. The FDA has issued a safety announcement due to new data from NAAED indicating that expecting mothers who take the drug are around 20 times more likely to give birth to infants with cleft lips or cleft palate deformities than those who are not treated. Houston...

2011-03-04 08:50:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data suggest that the drug Topamax (topiramate) and its generic versions increase the risk for the birth defects cleft lip and cleft palate in babies born to women who use the medication during pregnancy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Before prescribing topiramate, approved to treat certain types of seizures in people who have epilepsy, health...

2011-02-25 16:39:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face sales teams, joins the ranks of the highest corporate givers to Operation Smile. In February, Operation Smile, a children's medical charity that provides free cleft lip and cleft palate reconstructive surgeries worldwide, recognized Cydcor as an official corporate ambassador. "Our network of sales teams uses every interaction with a customer to build our clients' brands," said...


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