Risperdal

breast development and discharge of milk in boys and men
Risperdal

ABOUT THE DRUG

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. It has been linked to: Gynecomastia (Breast development in boys), movement disorders, heart problems, and diabetes.

PURPOSE OF THE DRUG

Risperdal is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depression). Risperdal is also used to treat irritability in children with autism.

WARNINGS

What makes Risperdal work is also what can cause side effects. It works by altering the levels of dopamine and serotonin in the brain, but it can also cause numerous complications brought on by the abnormal levels of hormones in the body, resulting in emotional distress and more complications.

SIDE EFFECTS

Common side effects of Risperdal include akathisia, rhinitis, dystonia, dizziness, anxiety, drowsiness, agitation, constipation, nausea, extrapyramidal reaction, and weight gain. Other side effects include tachycardia, skin rash, sialorrhea, abdominal pain, and xeroderma.

Risperdal has also been linked to: Gynecomastia (Breast development in boys), movement disorders, heart problems, and diabetes

HOW BERNSTEIN, DECAILLY & MARSHALL, PLLC CAN HELP

At Bernstein, DeCailly & Marshall, PLLC our attorneys have experience investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of young boys who have allegedly developed male breast tissue due to their use of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. It has been alleged that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide adequate warnings about this risk and failed to properly research the side effects of the drug.

To find out if you are eligible for a Risperdal lawsuit, complete the form and this page to have you case evaluated – at no cost to you – to determine whether you have legal recourse.

Risperdal

breast development and discharge of milk in boys and men
Risperdal

ABOUT THE DRUG

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. It has been linked to: Gynecomastia (Breast development in boys), movement disorders, heart problems, and diabetes.

PURPOSE OF THE DRUG

Risperdal is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depression). Risperdal is also used to treat irritability in children with autism.

WARNINGS

What makes Risperdal work is also what can cause side effects. It works by altering the levels of dopamine and serotonin in the brain, but it can also cause numerous complications brought on by the abnormal levels of hormones in the body, resulting in emotional distress and more complications.

SIDE EFFECTS

Common side effects of Risperdal include akathisia, rhinitis, dystonia, dizziness, anxiety, drowsiness, agitation, constipation, nausea, extrapyramidal reaction, and weight gain. Other side effects include tachycardia, skin rash, sialorrhea, abdominal pain, and xeroderma.

Risperdal has also been linked to: Gynecomastia (Breast development in boys), movement disorders, heart problems, and diabetes

HOW BERNSTEIN, DECAILLY & MARSHALL, PLLC CAN HELP

At Bernstein, DeCailly & Marshall, PLLC our attorneys have experience investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of young boys who have allegedly developed male breast tissue due to their use of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. It has been alleged that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide adequate warnings about this risk and failed to properly research the side effects of the drug.

To find out if you are eligible for a Risperdal lawsuit, complete the form and this page to have you case evaluated – at no cost to you – to determine whether you have legal recourse.

There is no fee unless you are awarded compensation

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