ALABAMA TESTOSTERONE TREATMENT LAWSUITS
New details are surfacing regarding medical issues stemming from testosterone treatments for males. Some of the dangerous medical side effects include heart attacks, strokes, or even death. The study examined 8,700 males who were treated with these testosterone supplements for at least three years. The study found that men who had prior heart conditions and/or problems were more susceptible to suffer from these dangerous side effects after taking these testosterone treatments.
The Alabama pharmaceutical drug attorneys at Farris, Riley & Pitt are currently researching these testosterone therapy claims. If you or someone you love has suffered from a dangerous side effect following a testosterone treatment or therapy, there could be a potential claim. Our experienced personal injury attorneys are ready to investigate and evaluate your case.
WHAT IS “low-t” or TESTOSTERONE THERAPY?
Men naturally experience a decline in testosterone as they get older. Some of the signs of a decline in testosterone are weakened muscle strength and bone density as well as a decrease in sex drive. Testosterone therapy (also know as “low-t” treatment) is prescribed by doctors to help fight this natural decline in testosterone.
More than five million testosterone therapy prescriptions were handed out to men in the United States in 2011. These testosterone treatments can come in the form of a patch, injection or gel. Below is a listing of product names that treat low testosterone.
In 2011, more than 5 million prescriptions for testosterone were written in the United States, according to news reports. Testosterone therapy is most often administered as a gel, patch or injection. The following brand names listed below are products prescribed to treat low testosterone:
known RISKS OF low-t THERAPY
The men who were prescribed treatment for low testosterone and who had prior heart issues and conditions are known to be at an increased risk to experience the dangerous side effects of these therapies and treatments. The heart issues and/or conditions included in this increased risk are the following:
- high cholesterol
- artery blockage
- plaque buildup
medical experts are concerned by TESTOSTERONE TREATMENT MANUFACTURERS‘ MARKETING messages
The study’s finding has done more than raise minor concern in the medical community. Some professionals in the medical community are concerned with the harm of these drug manufacturers and distributers mass-marketing campaigns.
How can you FILE A LOW TESTOSTERONE THERAPY LAWSUIT in alabama?
Are you or someone you love currently being treated for low levels of testosterone? If so, you should be sure to cover with your doctor your exposure to increased risk levels of heart issues. You should never immediately stop taking a medication until you speak with your doctor or Alabama health care provider about your concerns of continuing a drug.
The Alabama pharmaceutical attorneys with Farris, Riley & Pitt are currently investigating clients claims regarding situations where someone who is or was previously being treated for low testosterone suffered a heart attack, stroke or even died. If you or someone you love has suffered from these side effects while being treated for low testosterone, please contact one of our experienced attorneys today for a free and confidential consulation. The number to call is 205.324.1212 or 888.580.5176.