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Abilify Legal News Articles & Interviews
September 1, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC:A recent study conducted by researchers at the Veterans Affairs suggests that Abilify (aripiprazole) may not be as effective at treating depression as the medical community and patients have been led to believe by the manufacturer.Read [ Study Suggests Abilify Risks Outweigh Benefits ]
August 2, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Spokane, WA: “If Vegas World had a warning about Abilify on their site I would have thought twice,” says Debra. “Sometimes I spent the entire day there but now I spend time worrying about how I’ll ever get out of debt.” Debra gambled away her student loan and maxed out her credit cards. Now she suffers from depression as well as bi-polar disorder.Read [ Abilify Victim Gambled away Student Loan and More… ]
June 1, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Calgary, AB: An Abilify lawsuit seeking class action status involving hundreds of Canadians has been filed in Calgary.Read [ Canadian Abilify Lawsuit ]
May 5, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Minneapolis, MN:American patients prescribed Abilify didn’t learn about the drug’s link to gambling and other compulsive behaviors until four years after European patients were warned.Read [ Why was US Warned about Abilify Gambling Risk Four Years after Europe? ]
April 5, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Miami, FL: While the cost of Abilify– the charge from your pharmacy—is high, for some people who have suffered Abilify side effects, this antipsychotic medication has wiped them out financially and wrecked relationships.Read [ The Added Cost of Abilify ]
March 4, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Miami Beach, FL: A former arms dealer who made the news ten years ago and again last year when the film “War Dogs” was released is making headlines again, this time claiming that Abilify caused his compulsive behaviors.Read [ Abilify Makes Headlines ]
February 3, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Las Vegas, NV: While almost all Abilify lawsuits involve gambling addiction, Nancy’s teenage son became addicted to video games and it caused irreparable damage. If Nancy had known about Abilify side effects, she would have discussed with her son’s psychiatrist whether the risks outweighed the benefits. And he wouldn’t have taken the drug.Read [ Abilify Addiction: Age no Barrier ]
January 8, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Pensacola, FL: Anyone taking Abilify, from teens to retirees, is potentially at risk of compulsive or uncontrollable urges to binge eat, shop and have sex—and mostly to gamble. And this drug is particularly insidious: Abilify is prescribed to treat a mental disorder and chances are, that disorder prevents the patient from knowing about Abilify side effects.Read [ Abilify Gamblers, from Teens to Retirees ]
December 9, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
San Diego, CA: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., the Abilify distributor, will pay $19.5 million to settle a business code violations lawsuit. The multi-state Abilify lawsuit stems from the marketing the anti-psychotic drug off-label.Read [ Abilify Coast to Coast: “Off-Label” Lawsuit Settles in California, MDL Pending in Florida ]
November 10, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Portland, OR: The anti-psychotic drug Abilify may be good for casinos and credit card companies, but it may not even benefit those people who have schizophrenia—a disorder it was originally approved to treat.Read [ Abilify Good for Casinos and Credit Card Companies, but for Humans? ]
- Abilify Cost Plaintiff Thousands in Gambling Debts, Lawsuits Consolidated By Gordon Gibb (Oct-8-16)
- Abilify Gambling Complaints Not so Rare By Jane Mundy (Aug-21-16)
- Abilify Gambling Leads to Divorce By Jane Mundy (Jul-17-16)
- Rolling the Dice with Abilify By Gordon Gibb (Feb-6-16)
- Study: Drugs Like Abilify May Not Help with Stress By Heidi Turner (Aug-27-11)
- Despite Abilify Side Effects, Antipsychotics Still Prescribed for Parkinson's By Charles Benson (Jul-29-11)