Risperdal Lawsuit Attorneys
Our Risperdal Lawsuit Attorneys Are Here to Help
Risperdal® is unfortunately linked to a number of serious side effects. One of the most troubling is young boys have developed male breast tissue due to their use of the drug Risperdal. If you or a loved one has experienced any of these side effects, you may be entitled to compensation. Please contact us today to speak to one of our experienced Risperdal lawsuit attorneys for a FREE CASE EVALUATION.
Risperdal® or Risperidone (trade name Risperdal, and generics) is an atypical antipsychotic drug which is mainly used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in people with autism.
Risperidone belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotics. It is a dopamine antagonist possessing antiserotonergic, antiadrenergic and antihistaminergic properties.
Dangerous Risperdal Side Effects
Research indicates that use of Risperdal® elevates the hormone prolactin. In addition to breast growth, elevated prolactin may increase the risk of male breast cancer in young boys, adolescents and men and also cause serious harm to the male reproduction system. Contact our Risperdal lawsuit attorneys to discuss side effects and the potential for your case. Our review is FREE so you have nothing to lose.
Other side effects of Risperdal include:
- Heart problems
- Heart attack
- Increased risk of death among elderly people with dementia
- Lactation (in both genders)
- Low blood pressure
- Muscle pain
- Muscle stiffness
- Muscle weakness
- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)
- Pituitary tumors
- Sexual dysfunction
- Tardive dyskinesia (involuntary movement disorder)
- Weight gain
Our Risperdal lawsuit attorneys are investigating cases involving the use of Risperdal (Resperdone) gynecomastia (breast growth) in boys and male adolescents and male breast cancer. The initial and updated labeling precautions on Resperdal and subsequent warnings were inadequate to inform patients of the potential severity of the risks.
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