Lawyers in St. Louis have filed a lawsuit against Pfizer that alleges 18 children were born with birth defects caused by the antidepressant Zoloft taken by their mothers while pregnant. The plaintiffs allege that Pfizer knew of the drug’s association with birth defects but failed to warn of the danger.
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Well the chaos created by the antidepressant has been big enough. The biggest issue is there are many pregnant women out there who are consuming the medicine without knowing much about Zoloft birth defects and by the time they know it normally is to late.