A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in January 2014 has reported increased health risk to men taking testosterone supplements. If your a family member has suffered a heart attack or stroke while receiving testosterone therapy you may be eligible to file a claim or lawsuit against the pharmaceutical manufacturers who have produced and sold the supplements. The following pharmaceutical products treat low testosterone:
Testim, AndroGel, AndroDerm, Axiron,Fortesta, Testopel,Striant, Bio-T-Gel, Depo-Testosterone
In recent years pharmaceutical companies have aggressively marketed these products for treatment to men for many of the normal side effects of the aging process. The study done in the Journal of the American Medical Association highlights the risks of plaque buildup and artery blockage that can lead to serious heart problems and injuries. Many the medical community have now become extremely cautious in prescribing these drugs going forward. The FDA is also investigating the connection.