After a study was released indicating that the drug Clomid was linked to birth defects, numerous injury claims were filed against the manufacturers.
A non-steroidal fertility medication, Clomid causes the pituitary gland to release hormones required to stimulate ovulation for women looking to become pregnant. Clomiphene, the active ingredient of the drug, causes ovulation in women with medical conditions, including polycystic ovary system, that tend to prevent naturally occurring ovulation. It is not recommended to use Clomid if you are...Read More
Manufacturers Sanofi-aventis US first introduced Clomid into the American market in 1967. They did not notify OB/GYNs of the risks that clomiphene can stay in a woman’s blood stream for an extended period of time, and can remain present during the first trimester of an infant’s growth. Researchers believe that the lingering effects of the drug is what can cause significant...Read More