New lawsuits are being filed for low testosterone treatment.
With a natural decrease in testosterone that comes with an increase in age, men can suffer a lower sex drive, weaker bone density and diminishing muscle mass. Testosterone treatment can help counter these issues.
This treatment is typically in a gel or patch:
Through research studies however, these treatments have been linked to serious health risks among men with heart problems who use these them.
These health risks include:
- Heart attack
- Prostate cancer
The popularity of testosterone treatment warrants serious awareness of this issue.
In a Journal of the American Medical Association study last fall, it was noted that annual prescriptions for these treatments reached 5.3 million from 2000 to 2011 with sales totaling $2 billion in 2012.
The big increase in prescriptions could be a result of high-volume direct-to-consumer advertising by testosterone supplement manufacturers.
If you’ve experienced any of the dangerous health effects listed above after taking low testosterone treatment, or if you know someone who has, please seek legal help from an experienced drug attorney today.
At Darrell Castle & Associates, we’ve investigated and litigated cases on multiple dangerous drugs and we have began investigation into testosterone treatment.
If you think you’re a victim of this dangerous drug, please contact us today, either online or by calling (901) 327-1212. Our experienced attorneys will be ready to speak with you regarding your situation, free of charge.