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Court of Philadelphia demanded that the American company Johnson&Johnson to pay eight billion dollars Nicholas Murray as compensation for the side effect of taking antipsychotic drugs. About it reports Reuters.
Murray, in his Statute the complaint said that as a child he was prescribed the drug “Risperdal”, which was designed to prevent seizures of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. As a result of the medication the patient developed gynecomastia — an endocrine disorder that leads to the increase of the breast.
In January last year it was reported that the District court of Philadelphia has considered the claim of Timothy Stanga to the pharmaceutical company Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which is part of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation. In 12 years Stanju suffering from Tourette’s syndrome, prescribed antipsychotic agent “Risperdal”. After taking the drug he developed gynecomastia. To get rid of enlarged Breasts, Stancu needed surgery, after which he left scars. In 2015, the jury ruled that drug manufacturers must pay Stanju 500 thousand dollars. Later the amount increased to 35 thousand dollars for the delay in the payment of compensation.
In 2018, it was reported that the Philadelphia courts consider the claims of more than 5.5 thousands of men who suffered from side effects “of Risperdal”.
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