Posts Tagged 'testosterone side effects'

Delaware man files wrongful death testosterone lawsuit

A Delaware man has filed a wrongful death testosterone lawsuit on behalf of his father, who suffered a heart attack while using testosterone boosters Axiron and AndroGel. The victim was 58 years old with no history of heart problems when he suffered a heart attack and died.

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Doctor cites misuse of testosterone at American Urological Association meeting

Testosterone booster use and misuse could be the cause of several new health problems, says University of Kansas MD Anjay Nangia. Doctor Nangia spoke at the American Urological Association about overuse of testosterone in men who may not need it, including at least 25% of males who are prescribed testosterone without undergoing clinical testing necessary to determine potential conditions requiring testosterone, such as hypogonadism.

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Testosterone Lawsuits Consolidated in Chicago

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) and AbbVie Inc. will face lawsuits combined in one Chicago court over claims they hid the risks of using the testosterone booster drug AndroGel. Abbott and AbbVie are both based in the Chicago area and “a significant number” of AndroGel lawsuits already are pending before U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly there, according to a panel of judges.

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Man files testosterone booster lawsuit against manufacturer

A Colorado man is suing the makers of AndroGel after he suffered a heart attack while using the testosterone booster, according to CBS news. Stephen Nichols’ lawsuit joins others filed in Illinois and Louisiana, also claiming that drugs prescribed to treat low testosterone, or Low T, caused heart attacks.

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Endocrinologist calls for more Low T drug research

University of Washington endocrinologist Dr. Stephanie Page has called for more thorough low testosterone drug research in the wake of rising prescriptions and Low T side effect risks. Page writes in the British journal Lancet that doctors do not know the risks of testosterone boosters and that the tripling of testosterone prescriptions over 10 years is alarming.

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“Low T” clinics on the rise as testosterone booster health risks pose questions

“Low T” clinics, which are dispensaries for low testosterone drugs, are on the rise throughout the U.S., despite serious concerns among doctors. The clinics often sell testosterone boosters to clients who are denied them by their doctor because they do not have a medical reason for low testosterone.

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