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Government prosecutors rejected a $1 billion offer by Johnson & Johnson to settle a Risperdal case. Prosecutors alleged the antipsychotic medication was often prescribed off-label to treat aggressive behaviors of elderly nursing home residents with dementia. They are reportedly seeking a settlement closer to $1.4 billion. While doctors may prescribe drugs as they see fit, drug companies can market medications only for uses approved by the Food and Drug Administration.