In one of the latest verdicts in the Risperdal litigation, on July 1, 2016 a Pennsylvania jury ordered manufacturer Johnson & Johnson to pay $70 million in damages to a teenager. The teen claims that after taking the antipsychotic drug as a boy, he later developed female-like breasts—a side-effect called gynecomastia that the drugmaker allegedly knew …. Read More
Lactate, Develop Breasts,
or Require Breast Reduction Surgery
After pediatrician Dr. Denis Daneman co-authored a study with Janssen Pharmaceuticals employees outlining the risks associated with anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, the study’s results were purportedly manipulated to understate the drug’s risks. Misrepresentations of the study—which found no correlation between long-term use of Risperdal and certain side-effects such as gynecomastia, or breast growth in boys—were highlighted in recent …. Read More
A Canadian study linking anti-psychotic drug Risperdal to gynecomastia, or breast growth in men, has found a significantly increased risk of the condition in young men. Analyzing over 400,000 males ages 15 to 25, researchers from the University of British Columbia and McGill University found that male Risperdal users had four times the risk of developing …. Read More
Experienced attorneys are investigating the risks of Risperdal and are monitoring all developments. If you or your son developed breasts while taking Risperdal, please contact us by submitting the form or by calling us at 888-931-4335 for a confidential evaluation of your potential claim.