Tricuspid valve stenosis is a congenital birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the heart’s tricuspid valve. As a result, the amount of blood that can flow through it from the right atrium to the right ventricle is insufficient. In this article we will discuss the signs and symptoms and causes of tricuspid valve stenosis.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with tricuspid valve stenosis after taking an antidepressant, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free confidential case evaluation. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and we can help.
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Signs & Symptoms
Symptoms of tricuspid valve stenosis vary depending on the severity of the narrowed valve. Symptoms include:
- Chest pain (angina)
- Fainting from over exertion
- Shortness of breath
- Heart palpitations
- Heart murmur
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Causes
Antidepressant have been linked to an increased risk of congenital birth defects including tricuspid valve stenosis in children born to mothers who took them while pregnant. The following is a list of antidepressants that have been linked to this type of birth defect:
- Zoloft (Sertraline)
- Celexa (Citalopram)
- Prozac (Fluoxetine)
- Lexapro (Escitalopram)
- Symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine)
- Effexor (Venlafaxine)
Do I have a Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Lawsuit?
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