August 2015 Archives

Anti-Nausea Drug Being Examined for Possible Role in Causing Birth Defects

A drug created for cancer patients suffering from nausea, but prescribed frequently to pregnant women suffering from morning sickness, has become the target of a number of lawsuits nationwide. Ondansetron, known under the brand name Zofran, is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and has been blamed by many families for the tragic birth defects suffered by their children after their mothers had used Zofran during pregnancy. 

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