Was your child exposed to opioids before birth?
You are not alone. An opioid-dependent child is born in the U.S. every 15 minutes.
The clock is ticking...
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Learn from medical expert Brent Bell PA-C, Ph.D in this video:
Did You Know Opioids Can Cause Birth Defects?
Children exposed to opioid painkillers in their mother’s womb have a higher risk of birth defects, including:
- Mental or motor deficits
- Cognitive delays or anencephaly
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), hyperactivity or impulsivity
- Behavioral disorders, aggressiveness or poor social engagement
- Delayed physical growth
- Impaired ability to speak and perform tasks (e.g., walking)
- Depression and other mental illnesses
- Birth defects such as club foot, spina bifida, heart defects, cleft palate, hydrocephalus, esophageal atresia, gastroschisis, anorectal atresia, or diaphragmatic hernia
It’s not your fault
“When I was pregnant, the doctor who prescribed me OxyContin never told me it would affect my baby.”
— Opioid Justice Team client
The clock is ticking…
- Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin and other dangerous opioids – including Butrans, Dilaudid, Hysingla ER, MS Contin, Palladone, OxyIR, OxyFast, Ryzolt, and Targiniq ER – filed for bankruptcy in September 2019.
- Drugs also included are generics Buprenorphine, Dihydrocodeine, Hydrocodone (generic to Vicodin), Hydromorphone, Morphine, Oxycodone (generic to Percocet), and Tramadol.
- Other opioid makers are expected to file for bankruptcy soon.
- Don’t let the time run out for filing claims on your behalf and the children affected!
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