January 30, 2015

What is Zofran?

zofran pillZofran, also known by its generic name, ondansetron, is a prescription drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiation treatment, and surgery. The drug has often been prescribed “off-label” to pregnant women suffering from morning sickness.

GlaxoSmithKline is the pharmaceutical company that manufactures Zofran. In recent years, Zofran has been shown to increase the risks of birth defects when taken by pregnant women.

Zofran has recently been linked to negative side effects when taken by pregnant women, including birth defects. Learn more about filing a Zofran lawsuit.


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