Amid complaints by drug makers that bans on off-label marketing violate their First Amendment rights to free speech, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to review federal regulations that prohibit pharmaceutical companies from marketing their drugs for uses that haven’t been approved by the FDA. If you believe you have been adversely affected by side effects of Risperdal, consult a reputable Risperdal lawyer today for legal help. You may have grounds to file a Risperdal lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, in order to pursue financial compensation for your injuries and medical expenses.
Researchers are voicing concerns about the alarming increase in the number of psychotropic drugs being prescribed to Americans in recent years, especially among young children taking powerful antipsychotics, antidepressants and medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), despite limited evidence that they are safe or effective. According to one new study, published in the American Journal of Public Health in March, children and infants younger than one year old are receiving prescriptions for depression, anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), psychotic illness or bipolar disorder. If you believe you have been adversely affected by an antipsychotic drug like Risperdal, contact an experienced Risperdal attorney today for legal help.
The findings of a new antipsychotic study support previous claims that the powerful medications may increase a child’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 50%. And, according to researchers involved in this latest study, among children receiving both antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs, the risk of diabetes may double. If you believe you have been adversely affected by side effects of Risperdal or another potentially dangerous antipsychotic medication, contact a skilled product liability lawyer today to explore your possible compensation options.