Claims Facing Effexor

Manufacturers of commonly used SSRI antidepressants including Effexor are under fire for not warning of the possible side effects associated with using their drugs.


You should also not be using this drug if you have:

  • Cleft lip or palate
  • Club foot
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Heart damage or defect
  • Lung defects
  • Persistent pulmonary...
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A study revealing the increase between babies with persistent pulmonary hypertension of newborn, and drugs like Effexor by the Public Health Advisory
An update to the above is released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) saying that the 2006 claim may not be viable
Zoloft, an SSRI similar to Effexor, faces a multidistrict litigation resulting from its various birth defects

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How Is Effexor Used?

Effexor is an antidepressant that contains venlafaxine, which affects chemicals in the brain that can potentially be unbalanced for those with depression. Researchers have found that this drug can also significantly reduce the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy -a form of nerve damage, characterized by numbness, tingling, and pain in the legs, as well as other extremities. As Effexor...

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Lawsuits Filed Against Pfizer For Effexor

Though originally manufactured by Wyeth in 1993, Pfizer acquired the company and rights for Effexor in 2009. From there, the drug became the best selling antidepressant worldwide. Since then, there have been numerous lawsuits against the company claiming that children are being born with debilitating birth defects, after pregnant mothers took the medication.

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Cases Resulted From Birth Defects

In 2012, both the Adamczyk and Demastus families filed lawsuits in Philadelphia court, alleging that the manufacturer had knowledge of the birth defects associated with Effexor. The claim extended...

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