Depakote Anti-Seizure Medication Cause Birth Defects
Depakote is a popular drug used for about a decade to treat seizure disorders, such as epilepsy, manic episodes of bi-polar disorder, and migraine headaches. If taken by women when pregnant or nursing, serious injury to unborn fetuses can result in severe and permanent birth defects in their children. Birth defects suspected to have been caused by Depakote include, cleft palate, undeveloped heart conditions, hand malformations, abnormal ribs, undescended testes, spina bifida and even death.
If you or a family member took Depakote and subsequently gave birth to a child with birth defects like these, you many be entitled to compensation from the makers and distributors of the dangerous drug Depakote. Contact us for a free consultation about your case. We may be able to help.