RISPERDAL LAWSUIT – St. Petersburg

risperdal-lawsuitWE ARE CUTTENTLY INVESTIGATING AND EVALUATING claims of injury due to the negative effects of RISPERDAL, an anti-psychotic medication, that has been found to cause abnormal breast development in male patients, an often painful and irreversible condition known as gynecomastia. We are currently investigating and evaluating 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.

RISPERDAL may increase levels of prolactin, a hormone which stimulates breast development in women. Young boys who have taken prolactin and are displaying increased levels of this hormone may develop male breasts, the growth of which is scientifically referred to as gynecomastia. Boys who have developed gynecomastia may experience pain or nipple discharge.

RESEARCH supports allegations that Risperdal may cause the development of breasts in young males. A study published in a 2006 issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology stated that risperidone, which is the generic of Risperdal, can strongly increase prolactin levels, with clinical consequences such as gynecomastia.

YOUNG BOYS who have developed breasts as result of Risperdal use can suffer from severe psychological trauma. As a result, many doctors have reportedly recommended that adolescent males who suffer from gynecomastia undergo surgery. Mild cases can be resolved with liposuction, while more severe cases will require a mastectomy.

If you or a loved one suffered after taking Risperdal , you may have legal recourse. For more information, call today to have your case reviewed, FREE OF CHARGE.

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