Risperdal attorneys of McSweeney / Langevin are providing free legal consultations to men and families of adolescents injured or harmed as a result of the antipsychotic medication Risperdal.
Risperdal Linked to Gynecomastia (Growth of Male Breast Tissue)
The Risperdal attorneys of the law firm McSweeney / Langevin are now providing legal advice to men and parents of young boys who have taken Risperdal and experienced breast growth, puffy nipples, enlarged nipples, breast pain, nipple discharge, a gynecomastia diagnosis, and/or a mastectomy to remove breast tissue.
Risperdal (risperidone), manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, is prescribed to adults and adolescents for approved and unapproved (“off-label”) uses.
Approved Risperdal uses include Schizophrenia for adults and adolescents and Bipolar Disorder for adults and adolescents.
Risperdal has been prescribed off-label for the following uses: anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD), dementia, depression, adjunctive treatment, eating disorders, insomnia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and Tourette’s syndrome.
Studies have shown a link between Risperdal and male breast tissue growth – know as Gynecomastia. Risperdal, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, may be the most popular antipsychotic medication in the United States.
Risperdal Litigation Updates
In November of 2013, Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty to misbranding Risperdal and marketing Risperdal to patients for unapproved uses (off-label use). Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle accusations that it improperly promoted the antipsychotic drug Risperdal
In addition, civil claims allege Johnson and Johnson paid kickbacks to physicians and pharmacies in exchange for prescribing Risperdal.
Risperdal was once J&J’s biggest seller, generating worldwide sales of $24.2 billion from 2003 to 2010.
Did You or a Loved One Experience Risperdal Related Symptoms or Injuries?
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