Zoloft Side Effects
Zoloft has been linked to a variety of birth defects
when taken by pregnant women, including pulmonary hypertension, both cleft lip and cleft palates, heart defects, neural tube defects, cranial birth defects, anal atresia, abdominal issues and clubfoot. If you experience any side effects from your prescription, even side effects not listed; always consult your physician immediately.
Common Zoloft Side Effects include:
- Dry mouth
Severe Zoloft Side Effects Include:
- Vision Changes
- Worsening of depression
- Fast or irregular heartbeat
- Memory loss
- Panic attacks
What can I do?
If you have experienced any side effects from taking Zoloft or if you took Zoloft while pregnancy, call our attorneys today or use the contact a lawyer form to the right. You may be eligible to receive compensation
for any injuries or birth defects from taking Zoloft.
Warnings & Recalls for Zoloft
There are several serious birth defects
that can result from taking Zoloft during pregnancy and are part of the Zoloft birth defects lawsuit
. Most of these defects occur from use of the drug during the 1st
Trimester, but studies have shown that defects can occur in any stage of pregnancy. If you took Zoloft during pregnancy and have a child who may have one of these defects, please feel free to contact the Zoloft birth defect lawsuit immediately by clicking on the phone to the right, entering your number in the space provided and clicking again; your phone will usually ring within one minute.
These are some of the birth defects listed in the Zoloft birth defects lawsuit that can occur from Zoloft use during the first Trimester of pregnancy:
- Septal Heart Defects: Septal Heart Defects include Ventricular and Atrial septal defects. Atrial septal defect is a form of congenital heart defect that enables blood flow between the left and right atria via the interatrial septum. A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole between the right and left pumping chambers of the heart.
- Cardiac Defects: Cardiac Defects include: Conotruncal, Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction, left ventricular outflow, Hypoplastic left heart, coarctation of aorta, and pulmonary artery stenosis. Below is a link to additional information on these heart defects.
Other birth defects that can occur with usage of Zoloft during any Trimester of pregnancy and may be a part of the Zoloft birth defects lawsuit include:
- Omphalocele: variable amounts of abdominal contents protruding from base of umbilical cord
- Anencephaly – Congenital defective development of the brain, with absence of the bones of the cranial vault and absent or rudimentary cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, brainstem, and basal ganglia.
- Anal atresia: is a birth defect in which the rectum is malformed.
Above are just some of the birth defects that can result in taking Zoloft during pregnancy. There are also other major birth defects including: (Note: as a service to you, we have included links to information on the defects below)
For any of these conditions regarding taking Zoloft during pregnancy you may be entitled to compensation and assistance through the Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit. To preserve your rights, timely filing is necessary. If you need assistance please use the immediate contact button on the top right, or fill out the information to the right. We will contact you via the immediate assistance line usually within one minute and via the contact form in less than 24 hours. We are here to help.
Zoloft Treatment and Use
Zoloft | Sertraline is an antidepressant manufactured by Pfizer as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (or SSRI) class drug. Zoloft may be prescribed to patients for treating the following:
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Panic or anxiety disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
How Does Zoloft Work?
When serotonin levels in the brain become unbalanced, it can lead to a variety of mental disorders, including depression and anxiety. Zoloft works to correct the imbalance by blocking the reuptake of serotonin and encouraging its absorption into nerve cells.
Other Names for Zoloft
Brand name: Zoloft
Generic name: Setraline