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Research has shown that certain men undergoing testosterone therapies may be at a greater risk for heart attack, stroke and death. Dangerous drug lawsuits are currently mounting against certain drug manufacturers based on an apparent failure to warn of these deadly risks. If you or a loved one has suffered one of these health events after testosterone therapy, you may be entitled to compensation.
To speak with our Greenville dangerous drug attorneys about whether you have a case, please call the Ricci Law Firm, P.A. at (252) 777-2222.
Dangers Posed by Testosterone Treatments
Testosterone supplementation has skyrocketed in recent years. There has been an explosion of advertising for testosterone therapy, hyping it for everything from fatigue, low sex drive, and various other symptoms attributed to low testosterone. In some cases, men are being prescribed testosterone despite having adequate levels of the hormone in their bodies already.
Recent research has linked low-T therapy to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, blood clot and death in certain male patients.
We are currently investigating cases involving testosterone therapy, including the following:
Although an exact causal relationship has not been established, at least two important studies have indicated there may be an association between testosterone therapy and severe cardiac events. One of those studies found the risk of heart attack doubled for men age 65 and older, within 90 days of beginning testosterone therapy. It also found the risk of heart attack doubled for men under 65 if they had a history of heart disease.
Your Options Following Testosterone Treatment Complications
Currently there are not any long-term studies regarding the safety and effectiveness of these testosterone therapies. For the most part, drug makers maintain there is no evidence supporting that testosterone therapy increases heart attack risk, yet thousands of men are filing claims because of this link between the treatment and severe side effects.
Whether you used gels, injections, patches or another form of testosterone therapy, you deserve to pursue compensation if you suffered heart attack, stroke, blood clot or pulmonary embolism because of these treatments.
Our experienced product liability lawyers in Greenville are currently reviewing testosterone therapy injury claims and can advise you of the best steps to take to secure compensation.
The Ricci Law Firm, P.A. represents clients throughout North Carolina, including Raleigh, Charlotte, and Rocky Mount. Call (252) 777-2222 today!