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Risperdal Lawsuit Highlights

Number of Lawsuits

More than 5,500

Plaintiff Injuries

Gynecomastia

Defendants

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Johnson & Johnson; Patriot Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Janssen Research and Development

Litigation Status

Active

Notable Jury Award

$77 million

Do You Qualify for a Risperdal Lawsuit?

Boys and men may be eligible for compensation through a lawsuit if they developed gynecomastia after taking Risperdal, Risperdal Consta, Invega or Patriot Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s risperidone.

Reasons people file Risperdal lawsuits include:

Manufacturer

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

 
Used to Treat
Schizophrenia; Bipolar I Disorder; treatment of irritability associated with autistic disorder
Risperdal

Johnson & Johnson’s antipsychotic drug Risperdal is a potent prescription medication approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and irritability associated with autism disorder. Doctors also widely prescribe the drug for adults, adolescents and children for unapproved uses, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, sleep difficulties and depression. The drug carries several risks, such as male breast tissue enlargement known as gynecomastia. Its label also includes a black box warning, the strongest drug warning in the U.S.

 
Dosage
  • 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg

Related Drugs

Invega, Risperdal Consta

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