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In 2002, Abilify (aripiprazole) was FDA-approved to treat schizophrenia. Two years later, it was approved to treat bipolar disorder; in 2007 it was also approved to treat a major depressive disorder. It is thought that Abilify has a strong effect on important chemicals in the brain, such as dopamine, which controls pleasure. Excessive levels of dopamine can influence compulsive, addictive behaviors. Because Abilify acts as a sort of dopamine, there have been numerous reports of patients developing addictive habits as a result of taking the medication. Once the medication was stopped, the addiction stopped as well.

Has your life been negatively impacted by Abilify? Contact Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP today. Since 1922, our firm has stood up for the rights of the injured!

Side Effects of Abilify

Cases involving Abilify have shown that many individuals develop compulsive habits ranging from gambling to overeating. In many cases, these individuals experienced highly negative effects from these addictions. Throughout the years, the FDA has released several warnings as to the side effects of the drug.

FDA warnings have covered the following:

  • 2004 - Diabetes & Hyperglycemia
    The FDA made drug manufacturers add warnings about increased diabetes and hyperglycemia risks to the labels.
  • 2007 - Suicide Warning
    The FDA required labels be updated with a Black Box Warning indicating increased dangers of suicide in patients under 24.
  • 2008 - Death in the Elderly
    The FDA required labels include a Black Box Warning for increased risk of death if used to treat dementia in older patients.
  • Newborn Problems:
    The FDA issued a warning informing pregnant women or women who wanted to become pregnant that exposing an infant to Abilify in the third trimester could cause abnormal muscle movement and withdrawal symptoms.
  • Impulse Control Problems:
    The FDA issued a Safety Communication that warned individuals about the control problems associated with Abilify.

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Defective Drugs

What You Need to Know

Side Effects:
  • Allergic Reaction

  • Fever or Chills

  • Seizures

  • Anxiety

  • Nausea & Vomiting

Damages You May Claim:
  • Medical Expenses

  • Punitive Damages

  • Pain & Suffering

  • Emotional Distress

  • Wrongful Death

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Managing Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP, David H Rosenberg is a dedicated legal professional who brings years of invaluable experience to our firm. He represents seriously injured individuals and their family members in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Meet David H Rosenberg
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Matthew P. Rosenberg is a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg who contributes unrelenting passion for his clients and fearlessness when it comes to taking on big insurance companies and powerful employers. His primary areas of practice are motor vehicle accidents and wrongful death. Meet Matthew P. Rosenberg
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As a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, Attorney Crosby brings to the firm a meticulous approach to personal injury law – one obtained over more than 20 years in practice, and one diligently taught as a lecturer for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Meet Matthew S. Crosby
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Attorney Anner is a Partner at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg who contributes fresh and valuable knowledge from her past education in nursing and business school. Attorney Anner’s primary areas of focus include Social Security disability and worker’s compensation. Meet Carolyn Anner
Adam G. Reedy

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Attorney Reedy is a distinguished worker’s compensation attorney fighting for the rights of those injured on the job. He also contributes outstanding work in the representation of victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Meet Adam G. Reedy
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Attorney Spears brings more than 15 years of legal experience to the firm and to each and every one of the plaintiffs he represents. As a devoted advocate for the wrongfully injured, Attorney Spears primarily handles cases involved with negligence, motor vehicle accidents, and defective medical devices. Meet Andrew C. Spears
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Attorney Lutz’s decorated legal career is fueled by his Pennsylvania nativity and passion in fighting for the residents of his state when wrongfully injured. He has published several books on auto accident law and in his career has won millions of dollars for several individual plaintiffs. Meet David L. Lutz
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Attorney Watson is a key team member at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg contributing invaluable past knowledges pertaining to the inner workings of insurance companies. He now uses this to successfully represent his clients in worker’s compensation, car accidents, and premises liability cases. Meet J. Jeffrey Watson
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Attorney Marzzacco has been individually recognized for her achievement in worker’s compensation law, but now focuses her efforts toward defending the victims of big pharmaceuticals who have wrongfully been injured and even killed from bad prescription drugs and dangerous medical devices. Meet Jordan Marzzacco
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Attorney Wartman has worked at our firm since law school, where he initially demonstrated his passion for representing victims of bad pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Since stepping through our doors, he has done nothing but fight vigorously for victims of these injustices. Meet Jordan Wartman
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Attorney Debarr’s invaluable contribution to Handler, Henning & Rosenberg comes in the form of litigation support. Her talents in the areas of legal research, civil litigation, appeals, and torts help our firm and our clients achieve the desired outcome. Meet Laurie J. Debarr
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Attorney Held has over 20 years of legal experience fueling the work he provides for victims of negligence and wrong-doing. His areas of practice include workplace injuries, nursing home abuse, defective products, car accidents, and premises liability. Meet Stephen G. Held
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