Claims Facing Low Testosterone Medication

Drugs such as AndroGel prescribed for low testosterone therapy have potentially fatal side effects. Manufacturers of these drugs are being sued for not properly warning patients about these adverse reactions.

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These claims have resulted in users of low testosterone medication have suffered from:

  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Blood clots in the leg
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Death
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History

Androgel is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for men with hypogonadism
A study measuring the benefits of low testosterone conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine is discontinued, as a high number of participants were diagnosed with cardiac issues
In April, BioMed Central (BMC) studies the link between low testosterone medication and cardiovascular problems
After studying low testosterone drug use in older men, the Journal of American Medical Association finds in November, that use for an extended time period results in an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and/or death
An FDA investigation begins in January with regards to using low testosterone drugs, and the risks associated with cardiovascular complications
Five claims are filed in February against Abbott Laboratories, manufacturers of AndroGel, opening the door for more patients to speak up regarding the adverse effects of the drug
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Everything You Need To Know About Low Testosterone Therapy

In order to reverse symptoms of low testosterone, men use topical treatments, pellets, or injections as a way to treat their condition. Medication for decreased testosterone has also been used as a way to increase or restore sex drive, energy, and improve moods. Men who suffer from hypogonadism tend to benefit more from this treatment therapy over healthy, aging, males.

Topical drugs...

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Lawsuit Information Resulted From These Drugs

The increased marketing tactics of AndroGel and other low testosterone medications have resulted in a higher number of patients using these drugs. In November 2013, a study was conducted on numerous 60 year old men with low testosterone who has underwent a coronary angiography. Results showed a 30% increased risk of heart attack, stroke, or death in men prescribed treatment...

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Cases Against Manufacturers

Michael Gallagher, a former AndroGel user, suffered a heart attack, and congestive heart failure after using the low testosterone medication. His claim is that his cardiovascular issues were a...

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