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2012-01-10 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging women who were using Zoloft, or Prozac, while pregnant, and then gave birth to a baby with birth defects, to contact them immediately. According to the US FDA, "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRI´s, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant. Some of the more popular brands of Zoloft and Prozac are included." The US Drug Watchdog fears potentially thousands of...

2011-10-23 00:40:00

Gilman Law LLP, a National Law Firm Representing the Victims of Defective Drugs, is Investigating Claims Allegedly Stemming from Birth Defects Caused by Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants (SSRIs), Including Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Zyban. Naples Fl (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Gilman Law LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured by defective drugs and medical devices, is investigating cases on behalf of...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

The US Drug Watchdog says,"Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRI's, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant. Some of the more popular brands of Zoloft and Prozac are included." The group fears potentially thousands of US newborns, or infants could be effected. According to the US FDA, "Taking the anti depresants Prozac, or Zoloft while pregnant can increase the risk of the baby having severe birth...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

In an effort to reach out to those who have suffered adverse side effects from antidepressant drugs, the Onder Law Firm has launched a site specifically focused on this type of lawsuit. (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Nationwide, FDA-approved antidepressant drugs - such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa and Prozac "“ have been touted by large pharmaceutical companies as a solution to those who are suffering from depression-related symptoms. These medications, however, are not as harmless as...

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2011-07-05 09:55:00

Pregnant women who took anti-depressants during pregnancy were found to be twice as likely to have a child diagnosed with autism or a similar disorder, according to a new study appearing in the Archives of General Psychiatry. Zoloft, Prozac, and similar anti-depressants, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), may be especially risky early on in a pregnancy, the study suggests. Children who were exposed to the drugs during the first trimester were nearly four times as likely...

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2011-04-26 06:35:00

A recent US study suggests that aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs, including ibuprofen and naproxen, may reduce the effectiveness of the most widely used anti-depressant medications -- selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), reports AFP. The finding, published this week in the online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may explain why many depressed patients taking SSRIs do not respond to antidepressant treatment. Scientists at the Fisher Center...

2011-04-18 21:10:16

An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression, and though the symptoms might be recognizable, the brain chemistry that underlies them is incompletely understood. Research suggests that aberrant signaling by a chemical called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) through its receptor TrkB, may contribute to anxiety and depression, and inhibiting this pathway in mice can reduce anxiety and depression-related behaviors. However, translating these findings to clinical studies will...


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