Filed Under: Abilify News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information

Research Advises Caution When Managing Dementia With Antipsychotics

A review published July 2017 in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association focuses on the off-label use of antipsychotic medications in older adults with dementia, and why caregivers should take caution with these medications, according to U.S. News & World Report. Dementia is a brain disease that causes long-term decline in the ability to […]

175 Patients Filing Lawsuit Against Abilify

More than 175 patients prescribed the anti-psychotic medication Abilify are filing law suits against Bristol-Myers Squibb, according to TAPinto. The suit claims Squibb intentionally concealed the risk of developing addictive behaviors while taking Abilify. One resident, of East Hanover, N.J., is claiming losses of more than $10,000 in gambling and shopping. The resident also claims […]

Top Class Action Pharmaceutical Drug Lawsuits in 2017

Class action lawsuits are frequently filed against pharmaceutical companies for serious complications and harm caused by prescription medications. This article lists the top class action drug lawsuits pending in courts throughout the United States in 2017.

Antipsychotic Pills Still Prescribed Even After Lawsuits

Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice has continued giving children antipsychotic pills despite a series of lawsuits filed against the drugs’ makers in the past three years, according to The Palm Beach Post. The cases sometimes accused drug companies of improperly pushing pills on children. They resulted in companies paying hundreds of millions of dollars in […]

‘War Dogs’ Smuggler Sues Abilify Makers For His Behavior

Efraim Diveroli, portrayed by Jonah Hill in the 2016 movie “War Dogs,” is filing a federal lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies, claiming Abilify caused severe addictions. Diveroli and two friends from Miami had a military arms-dealing scheme that’s the focus of “War Dogs.” Federal prosecutors have charged Diveroli and his associates with 71 counts of […]

Abilify TV Commercials – Compulsive Gambling Lawsuits

You may have recently seen an advertisement on television about Abilify and the potential complications that are caused by taking the controversial drug. These commercials are airing because recent studies have identified this drug to have potentially dangerous and life-threatening side effects, including compulsive behaviors. Several lawsuits have been filed in the past few months […]

Report: California Couple Files Abilify Lawsuit

SACRAMENTO — A couple recently filed a lawsuit against three major pharmaceutical companies over claims that they failed to properly notify consumers of the possible health risks that taking Abilify could pose, according to a report by the Northern California Record.