Several studies have linked Abilify to compulsive behaviors – binge eating, hypersexual behavior and pathological gambling – in people with no history of these problems prior to taking the drug. This compulsive gambling is so addictive that it’s difficult to stop without professional help.
The addiction drives people to gamble by means necessary and to continue doing so even if they can’t afford it. They gamble with credit cards or borrow money. In severe cases, people feel they need to gamble to continue living.
While this type of side effect might not cause physical harm, it can cause psychological distress and ruin lives. People left with crippling debt after compulsive gambling caused by Abilify may have the option to file lawsuits against Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company and Bristol-Myers Squibb for compensation.
If you or a loved one took Abilify and experienced:
You may be entitled to significant compensation from the manufacturer.
There are time deadlines to file a claim so don’t wait – act now.
Do not stop taking a prescribed medication without first consulting your doctor. Discontinuing a prescribed medication without your doctor's advice can result in injury or death.
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