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Abilify Gambling Addiction

How Taking Abilify Destroyed One Woman’s Life – And Affected Others

Three years ago, Sharon F., who lives in a small town in upstate New York, was married to an attorney and working as a nursing assistant. Today, she is separated from her husband, homeless, buried in debt and faces misdemeanor charges for shoplifting. Not coincidentally, it was three years...

Why Were Abilify Gambling Warnings Issued in Europe But Not In The U.S.?

Bradley and Denise Meyer have filed one of the increasing number of lawsuits against Abilify makers Bristol-Meyer Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Their attorneys have filed a motion with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, asking that the trials be moved to a federal court in Northern Florida. However,...

Florida Pharmacy Faces Federal Lawsuit Involving Abilify

A US Attorney in Florida has filed federal lawsuits against a Jacksonville pharmacy and its parent company over allegations that the anti-psychotic medication Abilify (aripiprazole) was improperly added as an ingredient to a proprietary topical pain relief compound. The situation was brought to the government's attention by an employee. The lawsuits were...
Abilify and Autism

Treating Autism With Abilify: Is It a Good Idea?

In 2009, the FDA approved Abilify (aripiprazole) for treating irritability in autistic children and youth up to age 17. In a press release issued at the time, manufacturer Bristol-Meyers Squibb stated that Abilify – normally used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and depression – should be used in conjunction...

Abilify is a Boon For Casinos, Hotels, Divorce Lawyers, Junk Food Purveyors and Credit Card Companies

It is being established that the anti-psychotic medication Abilify (aripiprazole) has the potential to cause irrational, compulsive behaviors in patients who take it. One of the tragedies is that neither patients nor physicians had any idea of the connection – at least in the U.S. One thing is certain:...

Failing to Reach a Settlement Abilify Bellwether Cases Head to Trial

Since the passing of a recent deadline to reach a global settlement in nearly 1,700 Abilify lawsuits (up from the 22 cases originally consolidated in 2016), counsel for defendants Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Meyer Squibb (BSM) and those for the plaintiffs have been working overtime to prepare for the test...

Legal Battle Over Abilify Side Effects Heats Up in Florida

The last four weeks have seen significant developments in multidistrict litigation over the anti-psychotic prescription medication Abilify (aripiprazole) as both sides have filed motions, each side alleging the other has interfered with pre-trial discovery.In January, defendants Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Meyer Squibb (BMS) asked Judge M. Casey Rogers to...

Abilify and the link to Tardive Dyskinesia

Poor impulse control (particularly compulsive gambling) is one of the main side effects of the “new generation” neuroleptic medication Abilify. That has been the cause of action in recent lawsuits against drug manufacturers Otksuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Meyers Squibb. However, it is not the most serious side effect. Two years...

Deadline for Abilify Makers Less Than a Month Away

As of April of 2018, the were over 800 lawsuits pending against Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and its U.S. partner, Bristol-Meyer Squibb (BMS) over the psychoactive medication Abilify (aripiprizole).  Plaintiffs allege that the drugmakers failed to warn patients and doctors about side effects that cause compulsive, uncontrollable behaviors, particularly gambling.  Another alleged side...

Abilify: New Study Indicates the Benefits Aren’t Worth the Risks

For some time, it has been known that the anti-depressant drug Abilify causes people who take it to behave in reckless, impulsive ways. In these situations, manufacturers of such harmful prescription medications argue that the benefits of the product outweigh the risks, often citing self-funded research studies. However, a...