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September 9, 2015 @ 8:15 pm | Category:News | Tags: , , , , ,

For the past several years men of all ages have been increasingly bombarded by ads from big pharmaceutical companies touting medications that address “Low T” (low testosterone) levels. Television ads, full-page spreads in magazines, billboards and ads on webpages all scream out the same seductive message that taking a Low T medication will improve your […]

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September 20, 2014 @ 11:21 am | Category:News | Tags: ,

An FDA Advisory Panel met on September 17-18 to evaluate the benefits and risks of prescription testosterone supplements, including AndroGel, Axiron, Fortesta and other drugs in this class. The Panel concluded that there is insufficient evidence to support the manufacturers’ claims that the supplements treat diminishing testosterone levels. The Panel also recommended further study of […]

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August 7, 2014 @ 2:37 pm | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: ,

If you or your family have health problems related to testosterone-replacement medications, it’s important that you keep up with ongoing news of pending litigation. Most recently, an AndroGel MDL was created by a Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. On June 6, 2014, the MDL panel made and filed its decision. All Testosterone cases will be […]

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June 9, 2014 @ 3:17 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,

Imagine you’re watching late night television and a commercial comes on that describes some symptoms you’ve been experiencing, including a lack of energy and libido. The commercial suggests that you talk to your doctor about taking medication for low testosterone, also known as “low T.” Imagine that weeks, months, or even years after you begin […]

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June 9, 2014 @ 2:39 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,

Some people are familiar with Androgel through use of the product, however the majority of the population likely is familiar with it by means of the aggressive advertising campaigns that have pushed the product. For those that are not familiar with it, Androgel is a product that is supposed to help men — that have […]

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June 9, 2014 @ 2:02 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,

According to the Kansas City page of Legal Examiner, nearly a year before researchers reported the dangerous side effects of testosterone replacement drugs, comedian Stephen Colbert did a skit regarding the aggressive marketing of low T medicines, as well as the fictional side effects of the drug. Ultimately, research showed very real side effects, including […]

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The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation just issued its order consolidating all federal Low-T injury lawsuits in the Northern District of Illinois. While at least one prescription testosterone manufacturer objected to an industry wide consolidation, the Panel noted that this will result in the most efficient management and resolution of this litigation. The panel’s order […]

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March 31, 2014 @ 5:17 pm | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: ,

With recent news that the FDA is investigating the risk of cardiovascular events associated with testosterone products (such as Axiron and AndroGel), what’s a guy to do? Testosterone appears to decline naturally with age, but this opinion piece in The New York Times suggests that “low T” is not nearly as common as those pushing […]

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March 14, 2014 @ 8:51 pm | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Testosterone supplements have numerous side effects, not only for the men who use them, but also for anyone else who might come in contact with them, particularly spouses, other romantic partners, and children. These side effects include pain and swelling in various parts of the body, trouble breathing, and further enlargement of the prostate. Children […]

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March 2, 2014 @ 7:57 pm | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: ,

An FDA investigation announced in late January is exploring the cardiovascular risks of drugs such as AndroGel, Testim, Fortesta and Axiron. The FDA announced that it would be investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in men who are taking these drugs by prescription. Reportedly, more than 5.5 million men filled prescriptions for […]

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