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Can Lexapro Birth Defects Result in Infant Mortality?

March 8, 2012

Sadly, of the many kinds of birth defects associated with in utero exposure to Lexapro (escitalopram), persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) can result in infant death. For families fortunate enough for their child not to face the harshest symptoms of PPHN, the physical pain and medical expense are still considerable. In numerous cases, newborns with PPHN require treatment in the hospital’s intensive care unit as well as respiratory support from a mechanical ventilator.   


Has your child suffered as a result your Lexapro prescription? Find out whether your family’s rights have been violated. Talk to our attorneys and dangerous drug experts today. With years of experience, we can help you. For your free consultation, call us at 1.866.545.8364 or email We’re ready to fight for you!


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