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Topamax® Birth Defect Attorneys

Topamax® and other anticonvulsant drugs, also known as anti-seizure or anti-epileptic (AED) medications have also been linked to birth defects in babies born to mothers using these anticonvulsant drugs during pregnancy. Although these drugs are most often prescribed to treat patients with epilepsy or another seizure related disorder, they are also commonly prescribed to prevent migraines and as a mood stabilizer to treat patients with bipolar disorders. Other times these anticonvulsant drugs are prescribed by doctors for off-label uses to treat patients suffering from anxiety disorders, smoking addiction, OCD, bulimia, alcoholism or even as a weight loss drug.

Anti-seizure drugs that cause birth defects

  • Topamax® (topiramate)
  • Depakote® (divalproex sodium)
  • Dilantin® (phenytoin)
  • Tegretol® (carbamazepine)

Birth defects caused by anticonvulsant medications

  • Anencephaly
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleft Lip
  • Clubbed Foot
  • Cranial Defects
  • Genital malformations
  • Heart Defects
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypoplasia
  • Limb Malformations
  • Lung Defects
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Omphalocele
  • PPHN
  • Spina Bifida

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If you or a loved one has suffered from a birth defect and suspect it may be linked to the use of a pharmaceutical medication during pregnancy, please call us right away to speak with an experienced pharmaceutical birth defect lawyer who specializes in defective pharmaceutical litigation and dangerous drug side effect lawsuits. We can help you and your family to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve.

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