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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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February 28, 2014 @ 5:50 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,

The testosterone replacement drug, AndroGel, may pose a significant danger to people who take it. Five men who recently filed AndroGel lawsuits in Illinois alleging that the drug was responsible for their serious cardiovascular events. As there have been over 5 million prescription for testosterone supplements, resulting in over $1.5 billion in sales, we believe […]

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February 18, 2014 @ 6:20 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request (“FOIA”), the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) produced thousands of documents to the Levensten Law Firm regarding AndroGel, the prescription testosterone supplement marketed by AbbVie. The FDA Adverse Event Reports (“FAERS”) contained in the FOIA production show that between the years of of 2002 – 2013, […]

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