Risperdal / Risperidone

risperdal lawsuitIf you or your son took Risperdal and has now developed Gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) you may be entitled to significant compensation. Complete this confidential form or call us at 1-866-222-9990 for more information on seeking compensation for your loved ones injury.

What is Risperdal (risperidone)?

Risperdal (risperidone) is a medication primarily prescribed to treat psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, certain autistic disorders and sometimes depression. Risperdal (risperidone) is often prescribed to boys and young men to treat these disorders.

What is Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is the development of male breast tissue. Gynecomastia symptoms include swollen breast tissue and breast tenderness. Individuals with gynecomastia may be also concerned about the possibility of male breast cancer.


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How does Risperdal (risperidone) cause Gynecomastia?

Risperdal (risperidone) causes an increase in the production of a hormone called prolactin. This hormone is typically released by the body in women to stimulate breast growth and milk production. In males, Risperdal (risperidone) causes the breast tissue to grow and causes for male breasts- a medical condition called gynecomastia. If you developed gynecomastia after using Risperdal (risperidone), contact a Risperdal attorney for a free case evaluation.

How is Gynecomastia treated?

Typically, surgery is required to treat gynecomastia. Treatments range from liposuction for more mild cases and other times requires a full mastectomy (a complete removal of breast tissue and excess skin.)

What can I do if I have Gynecomastia from Risperdal (risperidone)?

If you have been diagnosed with gynecomastia after using the drug Risperdal (risperidone), you may have a legal right to financial compensation from the maker of the drug.

Currently, there are almost 500 claims against Johnson & Johnson, the maker of Risperdal (risperidone) many of which involve gynecomastia. If you or a loved one has developed gynecomastia after using Risperdal (risperidone), contact us for a free claim evaluation.

Risperdal (risperidone) and Gynecomastia Settlement

Cases involving Risperdal (risperidone) and gynecomastia were recently settled. In one case, a young man used Risperdal (risperidone) when he was between the ages of 9 and 14. After developing gynecomastia from Risperdal (risperidone), he required extensive surgery to cure the condition. The maker of the drug settled his case out of court. As a condition of the settlement, the settlement amount must remain confidential.

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