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Is Cleft Palate a Lexapro Birth Defect?

Lexapro (escitalopram) is famous for helping millions of patients handle their depression. However, this powerful pharmaceudical product is also infamous for causing thousands of birth defects. And while some Lexapro birth defects are well known – such as persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) – others are largely overlooked. In particular, many patients and Lexapro victims don’t realize the many developmental birth defects associated with Lexapro, including misshapen skulls, cleft lip, club foot, and cleft palate.


Are you a Lexapro patient whose child was born with a developmental defect like cleft palate. This injury can cause serious problems for the effected newborn that include feeding, speech, breathing, and hearing.


Are you ready to learn more about the tragic birth defects associated with Lexapro and the ways that you and your family’s legal rights may have been impacted? To learn what you need to know to move forward with timely decisions, talk to the attorneys and professionals at Fears Nachawati today. For a free consultation, call us at 1.866.545.8364 or email We’re ready to give you the advice you need!

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Is Cleft Palate a Lexapro Birth Defect?