In 2002, Abilify (aripiprazole) was approved by the FDA to treat a number of psychological disorders, including depression, schizophrenia and Tourette’s. Unfortunately, the drug has been linked with compulsive gambling and hypersexuality. If you or a loved one suffered from compulsive gambling or hypersexuality after being prescribed Abilify please contact one of our experienced product liability lawyers today.
Abilify Linked to Compulsive Gambling and Hypersexuality
Ability can cause one to lose control of impulses because it may over stimulate serotonin and dopamine levels in patient’s brains.
A study in the British Journal of Psychology linked Abilify with an increased risk of compulsive gambling.
A study published in to the National Institutes of Health, identified stronger sexual desires in patients taking Abilify.
In May 2016, the FDA reported that the Abilify labels would include the potential risk of compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex.
If you have been harmed due to taking the drug Abilify please contact one of our product liability lawyers today. We offer contingency fees and handle cases in Ohio and throughout the United States.