Risperdal (risperidone) ia a antipsychotic medication sold by big drug companies and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat schizophrenia. Later the FDA approved Risperdal for additional uses to treat conditions such as, bipolar disorder and autism. It is also used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, insomnia and depression.
This can cause serious side effects such as breast development in boys. Hundreds of boys who took this drug were forced to undergo surgery to remove the excess breast tissue caused by the drug. Risperdal can also cause movement disorders, diabetes and even death. Many victims and their families have filed lawsuits because of the negative side effects.
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