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What You Need to Know About Zofran and Pregnancy

If you or someone you love has had surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation, there is a good chance Zofran has been prescribed to fight the nausea that can accompany any of these medical interventions. Although not approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for use by pregnant women to combat nausea and vomiting, the drug has been widely used for morning sickness. Zofran (generic name Ondansetron), a popular anti-nausea and anti-vomiting drug is now the subject of lawsuits stemming from birth defects in babies of women taking the drug early (before 10 weeks) in their pregnancies.

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