Risperdal Can Cause Gynecomastia, Lawsuits Allege

Last Updated on August 5, 2019

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Young boys who developed breasts after using Risperdal (risperidone).
Intended Uses:
Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism.
What Are the Allegations?
Lawsuits allege that young boys developed gynecomastia after using Risperdal and that Janssen failed to provide adequate warnings for this and other risks associated with its drug.
What Is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is a medical condition in which young boys experience an abnormal growth of breast tissue.
Type of Lawsuit
Mass Tort