Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals primarily for the treatment of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
Risperdal and Gynecomastia
A potential side effect of Risperdal is that it can encourage breast growth. This is caused by an active ingredient in Risperdal called prolactin. Prolactin is what causes women to develop breasts during puberty and lactate during pregnancy. Breast growth in males is a condition called gynecomastia. Men with this condition can develop large breasts and may even lactate as a result. Unfortunately, some men have required breast reduction surgery or a mastectomy to remove the unwanted growths on their body.
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If you have taken Risperdal and developed gynecomastia, contact the lawyers of Perdue & Kidd. Our attorneys have experience representing clients throughout Texas and the country against major pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Our attorneys bring more than 100 years of combined experience that allows us to offer real hope to our clients who have been injured.
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