Tag: Risperdal


The Risperdal Lawsuit: How A Drug Lawyer Can Help You

If your son or grandson was prescribed Risperdal prior to 2006 and developed gynecomastia, you may be wondering if there’s anything that you can do to help ease his suffering. Gynecomastia is a serious medical condition that has been linked to the use of Risperdal in male children and adolescents. It occurs because of a hormone imbalance. This hormone imbalance

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Risperdal Linked To Gynecomastia: How A Lawyer Can Help

Risperdal, initially approved for use only in schizophrenic adults in 1990’s, has been linked to gynecomastia in young males. The drug also has a black box warning against use with the elderly patients. What Is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a physical condition that can cause extreme mental suffering in males. This condition causes the male breast tissue to enlarge and appear

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J&J To Pay $70 Million In Landmark Risperdal Verdict

A Tennessee teenager was just awarded $70 million by Risperdal manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, due to a medical condition he developed after taking the drug. Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication designed to treat multiple disorders, including bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia, but one of its side-effects is particularly disturbing. Multiple cases of male breast development are linked to the drug. In

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The Risks Of Risperdal, What Every Parent Should Know

Adults and children prescribed Risperdal, a major antipsychotic medication, already battle mental health issues. Many of them now suffer long-lasting physical and emotional side effects from the use of Risperdal.  The drug was approved by the FDA in 1993 for treatment of adult schizophrenia. Thirteen years later, the FDA approved the drug for use in childhood schizophrenia, certain behavioral disorders in

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