Testosterone Injury Lawyer in Kansas City
Testosterone drugs have become immensely popular over the past decade.
From 2001 to 2011, the number of American men taking testosterone quadrupled.
For many medical experts and safety advocates, however, the increase in
men taking Low T drugs is concerning because the vast majority do not
have a legitimate medical need and because
several recent studies have associated testosterone with a significantly
increased risk of blood clots, stroke, and heart attack.
Have you or your loved one experienced adverse effects after taking testosterone?
Call 888-507-7618 for a FREE Consultation.
Low T Drugs & Increased Heart Risks
Over the past several months, multiple studies have linked the use of testosterone
to increased heart risks. One study published by the peer-review science
Journal PLOS One in January found that testosterone drugs double the risk
of heart attack in men over the age of 65 and triple the risk of heart
attack in men with known heart disease. Another study published in the
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that men using testosterone face a 30% increased risk of stroke,
heart attack, and death.
Low T drugs include transdermal patches, gels, and buccal systems. Common
testosterone products currently on the market are:
In light of increasing evidence linking testosterone therapy to increased
cardiovascular risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a
safety announcement on January 31, 2014 that it would begin evaluating the risks and benefits
associated with FDA-approved testosterone products. Investigations are
still ongoing, but many consumer advocacy groups have already urged the
FDA to place warnings on testosterone drugs. Many injured consumers have
also begun filing lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture
The Rights of Victims
Many of the lawsuits being filed against testosterone manufacturers are
focusing on the recent discovery that these products significantly increase
risks of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks. Additionally,
they are alleging that manufacturers used aggressive marketing tactics
to entice men into using their products and that they failed to adequately
warn consumers of risks.
Ultimately, pharmaceutical companies have the duty to ensure that their
products are safe for consumers. When medications and drugs cause harm
to consumers who believed they were safe, injured victims may have the
right to recover financial compensation for their damages by pursuing
Learn More About Your Right to Compensation
The Montee Law Firm, P.C. is currently evaluating cases of consumers who
suffered harm – including blood clots, stroke, or heart attack –
after taking testosterone. If you or your loved one has experienced adverse
effects while taking or after taking testosterone therapy, you may be
entitled to compensation.
Lear more about your rights, testosterone lawsuits, and how a Low T lawyer
from our firm can be of assistance by calling 888-507-7618 for a FREE
consultation or by completing a case evaluation form.