Pfizer Settles Hypersexuality, Gambling Addiction Claims

May 07, 2015

Australian Financial Review

Australian Federal Court approved the settlement from Pfizer with patients who took the drug Cabaser to treat tremors associated with Parkinson's disease or restless legs syndrome between 1996 and 2010.

Patients with no pre-existing gambling problems claimed to have developed gambling, sex and shopping addictions as a side effect of Cabaser.

The court approved the settlement on confidential terms on Thursday after a four year court battle.

Read the Australian Financial Review article