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Could Recent Court Verdicts Hurt Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals?

Releasing a medical product to the public can be very complex. Companies have to meet several federal regulations in order to prove their products are safe. Even then these companies must account for the side effects their product could cause. So, what happens when a company doesn’t follow these procedures? Ask the executive board of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals, it’s been having a pretty rough year. What Recent Court Verdicts Mean for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals Earlier this year Johnson & Johnson (J&J) suffered a blow in court. It’s drug Risperdal can sometimes have the side effect of causing male patients to grow feminine breasts. This condition is call gynecomastia and the only warning it gave consumers was in a section of its labeling. It didn’t share the results of a study that found this side effect, and its sales representatives didn’t share this info with doctors. So, when a…
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