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Did Lexapro Cause Your Child’s Birth Defect?

August 30, 2012

Sadly, thousands of women discover every year that Lexapro (escitalopram), the medication on which they depend to treat their depression, has an unusual set of potential side effects: harming the fetus growing inside pregnant patients. In fact, several medical studies have determined that Lexapro and other antidepressants, collectively known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), increase the likelihood that an infant will be born with potentially serious lung, heart, or developmental conditions.


Are you a Lexapro or SSRI patient whose child was born with a birth defect? Contact the dedicated attorneys at Fears Nachawati today to find out what steps you should take to learn if your legal rights were violated – and what kind of recovery you can expect. With years of experience in this important area of the law, we’re prepared to give you the help you need. For a free consultation, call us at 1.866.545.8364 or email


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