Risperdal Causes Milk Production and Male Breast Growth in Males

January 27, 2014

Risperdal—an antipsychotic drug—has negatively affected thousands of men and boys across the country. Many are left with painful and humiliating side effects. In many cases the drug causes males to develop breasts, a condition known as Gynecomastia. In some cases this breast growth also causes them to produce milk. This is because the drug increases the levels of prolactin, the hormone that stimulates the breast development and the milk production. As embarrassing as this is for many young boys and older men, it also leads to frustration because it may also affect sexual function.

Legal Commentary
From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented numerous individuals and families who have become victim to Risperdal’s dangerous side effects and the following psychological trauma. This breast growth and milk production have been said to be the cause of other psychological symptoms which negatively impacts their quality of life. If you or a loved one have taken Risperdal and have experienced abnormal breast growth or milk production we encourage you to consult with one of our Risperdal attorneys as soon as possible. A successful civil claim pursued against the responsible party will ensure the victims are not burdened with costly medical expenses, and will hopefully compensate them for their pain, suffering, and lost wages for time missed from work. Further questions can be directed to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by emailing the lead Risperdal lawyer, Majed Nachawati at mn@fnlawfirm.com, or by calling our office at 1.866.705.7584.

About the Author
Majed Nachawati is a preeminent Pharmaceutical Products Liability Lawyer with a focus on representing Risperdal victims and families harmed by dangerous drugs on a nationwide basis. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous cases through trial and settlement that have resulted in seven and eight figure confidential settlements. He is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bare of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas, and is in most federal courts in the nation and holds specific licenses in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leaders’ Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past four consecutive years for legal excellence, in connection with pharmaceutical injury cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be reached by email at mn@fnlawfirm.com or by calling 1.866.705.7584.

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