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Study Suggests Risperdal Boosts Childhood Diabetes Risk

A report recently published in the renowned JAMA Psychiatry journal indicates that children who are given antipsychotic drugs including Risperdal, Seroquel and Zyprexa may experience a greater likelihood of developing diabetes than those who have not been prescribed those medications to treat their mental health conditions. The study, conducted by doctors from... Read more »

Maryland Man Receives $1.75 Million Risperdal Verdict

A Philadelphia jury has ordered Janssen Pharmaceuticals — a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary — to pay $1.8 million to a man who developed breasts while taking the pharmaceutical giant’s antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Jurors determined that the company knew the prescription medication could trigger atypical breast growth, but failed to properly... Read more »

Janssen Accused of Manipulating Published Risperdal Study

Dr. David Kessler, the former head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, claims that a medical article, which was co-authored by SickKids hospital’s top pediatrician, understated the serious nature and rate of Risperdal side effects in younger patients. The authors of the 2003 article were allegedly manipulated by the drug company Janssen,... Read more »