Did you take Depakote during pregnancy?
Lawsuits are currently being filed against the manufacturer of the anti-epileptic drug, Depakote, and you may qualify for a cash settlement.
What is Depakote?
Depakote is an antiepileptic drug that is commonly prescribed to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and migraines. In 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a drug safety announcement regarding the use of Depakote while pregnant.
Was your child born with one of the following conditions?
• Anal Atresia
• Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate
• Heart Malformation
• Limb Malformation
• Skeletal Defects
• Spina Bifida
Depakote Birth Defects Lawsuits
Women are filing lawsuits against Abbott Laboratories, the manufacturer of Depakote, for not adequately warning women and their health care providers about the risks of birth defects from taking Depakote while pregnant. If you took Depakote during the first trimester of pregnancy and your child was born with serious side effects, you may be eligible for a cash settlement from the manufacturer.