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$70 Million in Damages Awarded in Risperdal Gynecomastia Suit

In one of the latest verdicts in the Risperdal litigation, on July 1, 2016 a Pennsylvania jury ordered manufacturer Johnson & Johnson to pay $70 million in damages to a teenager. The teen claims that after taking the antipsychotic drug as a boy, he later developed female-like breasts—a side-effect called gynecomastia that the...

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New Study Confirms Link between Risperdal and Gynecomastia

A Canadian study linking anti-psychotic drug Risperdal to gynecomastia, or breast growth in men, has found a significantly increased risk of the condition in young men. Analyzing over 400,000 males ages 15 to 25, researchers from the University of British Columbia and McGill University found that male Risperdal users had four times the risk...

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Risperdal Study Allegedly Manipulated to Understate Risks

After pediatrician Dr. Denis Daneman co-authored a study with Janssen Pharmaceuticals employees outlining the risks associated with anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, the study’s results were purportedly manipulated to understate the drug’s risks. Misrepresentations of the study—which found no correlation between long-term use of Risperdal and certain side-effects such as gynecomastia, or breast growth in...
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