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2012-04-24 23:15:36

Princeton University researchers have observed a self-degradation response to the antidepressant Zoloft in yeast cells that could help provide new answers to lingering questions among scientists about how antidepressants work, as well as support the idea that depression is not solely linked to the neurotransmitter serotonin. In findings published in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers based in the lab of Ethan Perlstein, an associate research scholar in Princeton's Lewis-Sigler Institute for...

2012-04-19 10:40:57

A reaction to the antidepressant Zoloft that Princeton University researchers observed in yeast cells could help provide new answers to lingering questions among scientists about how antidepressants work, as well as support the idea that depression is not solely linked to the neurotransmitter serotonin. In findings published this week in PLoS ONE, researchers based in the lab of Ethan Perlstein, a research fellow in Princeton's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, report that...

2012-03-17 23:03:24

Women who use the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy may face an increased risk of giving birth to a child with serious heart defects, according to the law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP. Women who used Zoloft and gave birth to a child with heart defects or other birth defects may be eligible to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for their injuries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Women who use the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy may face an increased risk of giving birth to...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the side effects caused by the antidepressant Zoloft, has learned that drugs in the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor class of antidepressants can make a man who is taking SSRIs temporarily infertile. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 SSRIs including Zoloft can decrease a man's sperm count by as much as 50 percent, according to a Feb. 6, 2012, article that appeared on Fox.com. The antidepressants in the...

2012-01-18 18:45:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the birth defects caused by the antidepressant Zoloft, has learned of a new study confirming the possibility of a link between mothers who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) including Zoloft and infants born with persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN). New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 According to a Jan. 12 article on Yahoo! News, a new Swedish study shows that expectant mothers who take...

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...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

ZoloftLawsuitCenter.com is the largest online resource center for those affected by Zoloft birth defects Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Despite warnings about the safety of taking antidepressants during pregnancy and the multiple lawsuits filed by parents of children born with birth defects, experts say it is unlikely that companies like Pfizer will voluntarily recall a drug like Zoloft. Several studies and the Food and Drug Administration have warned that taking antidepressant drugs...

2011-10-27 00:30:00

Flood Law Group, LLP, a litigation firm, is sponsoring ZoloftBirthDefectLawyer.com, an online resource that aims to help individuals in learning about the possible risks of birth defects when Zoloft® is taken during pregnancy. (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Flood Law Group, LLP, a litigation firm, is sponsoring ZoloftBirthDefectLawyer.com, an online resource that aims to help individuals in learning about the possible risks of birth defects when Zoloft® is taken during pregnancy....

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...

2011-07-12 00:00:56

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the antidepressant Zoloft, has launched a new Web site designed specifically to inform the public about links between the medication and various serious birth defects. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 According to a July 4, 2011, piece in the New York Times, an article published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reported "an elevated risk of autism in children whose mothers took a...