Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit Information
Are you a man who has taken low testosterone treatments? Have you suffered injuries such as heart problems or stroke? You may be entitled to compensation.
If you or a loved one has suffered a stroke, heart attack or other serious injury while taking low testosterone treatments, you may be eligible to file a testosterone treatment lawsuit. The lawyers at Simmons Hanly Conroy are currently investigating claims that testosterone treatments are linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attack and death.
Research has shown a direct connection between testosterone supplements and dangerous health problems. Specifically, studies have revealed that men with heart problems who are taking low testosterone treatments are 30 percent more likely to suffer a stroke, heart attack or death compared to healthy men who do not take the supplements.
What are low testosterone treatments?
There is a natural decline in testosterone production as men age. Testosterone therapy, also called low T treatment, is prescribed to men experiencing lower testosterone production. Having low testosterone levels can result in a lower sex drive, weaker bone density and diminishing muscle mass. Testosterone treatments can combat these issues.
This type of therapy is often administered as a gel, patch or injection and may include the following products:
What are health risks linked to testosterone treatments?
Research has linked serious health risks among men with heart problems to the simultaneous use of testosterone treatments. In fact, authors of these studies have recommended physicians use more caution when prescribing low T treatments.
Men undergoing treatment for low testosterone who also had the following heart-related problems have an increased risk of suffering a heart attack, stroke or dying while taking testosterone treatments.
- High cholesterol
- Plaque buildup
- Artery blockage
- Previous heart attack
You may be able to file a testosterone treatment lawsuit.
If you are taking low testosterone treatments, such as those listed above, you should discuss the health risks with your doctor. Do not stop taking any medication until you have discussed the health risks and benefits of doing so with your physician or health care provider.
The pharmaceutical lawyers, led by named shareholders Paul Hanly and Jayne Conroy, at the firm are committed to helping those injured by low testosterone treatments to seek the justice they deserve, especially those who have experienced a stroke, heart attack or death as a result of taking these supplements. We are currently investigating such claims. If you have been injured by low testosterone treatments, contact the firm today.
Our experienced low testosterone treatment attorneys will evaluate your case, answer your questions and provide you with legal options regarding filing a lawsuit.