Countless people suffer from debilitating depression in the United States. Depressive disorders affect nearly 19 million American adults, about 9.5% of the population. There are plenty of options for those who suffer from depression, but medications are the most popular form of treatment and many of those who utilize anti-depressants experience positive results.
Effexor is a brand name for the drug venlaxafine, an anti-depressant often prescribed for those with clinical depression issues. Despite the effectiveness of the drug in clinical trials, it has been linked to a higher incidence of birth defects and other side effects.
Victims of Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals defective drugs, Darvon and Darvocet, can find themselves in a tough spot looking for an experienced Darvocet attorney. There are a handful of defective drug lawyers available to represent these victims, some of whom are now focusing their efforts on victims of other product defects.