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Low-T Medications: Not The Solution For Your Health Concerns

  Low testosterone can be the reason why so many men see significant changes in their body. Low testosterone levels can also be the reason why so many men are tired during the day, it can contribute to a low sex drive, and it can have an impact on muscle mass. This is not an […]

Breaking News: JPML Transfers All Federal Prescription Testosterone Lawsuits to the Northern District of Illinois for Low-T MDL

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation just issued it’s order transferring all federal prescription testosterone injury lawsuits for consolidated pre-trial proceedings in the Northern District of Illinois. Although at least one manufacturer objected to an industry-wide consolidation, the panel correctly concluded that consolidation of lawsuits involving all prescription testosterone products is the most effective way […]

First AndroGel MDL Petition Filed Seeking Coordination of All Federal Androgel Lawsuits

When multiple lawsuits are filed in federal courts around the country by victims of a defective prescription drug, the cases are typically consolidated on one federal court docket, with one federal judge overseeing the ligitation for pre-trial preceedings. The consolidatation occurs after one or more parties (plaintiffs and/or defendants) file a petition with the judicial […]

Sports Organizations Banning Dangerous Testosterone Replacement Therapy

At the Levensten Law Firm, we’ve been keeping track of news related to testosterone replacement therapy, because we’re currently preparing for litigation related to the many negative side effects of low-T therapy, such as AndroGel and Axiron. Recently, we’ve been noticing a trend towards banning testosterone therapy by sports organizations, even when the testosterone is […]

Link to AndroGel Freedom of Information Act Documents Produced by FDA to Levensten Law Firm

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, the FDA produced thousands of documents to The Levensten Law Firm relating to the prescription testosterone supplement AndroGel. The FDA Adverse Event Reports contained in the production show that between the years of 2002-2013, there were approximately 44 pulmonary embolisms, 42 heart attacks, 18 cerebral vascular accidents, and […]

FDA Issues Drug Safety Alert on 1/31/14: FDA Investigating Cardiovascular Risk of Testosterone Products

[dotted top=”0″ bottom=”0″]The FDA’s Safety Announcement concerning its investigation of the risks of heart attack and stroke associated with AndroGel and other Testosterone products can be found in full at the following link: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/DrugSafety/UCM383909.pdf If you or a loved one has used or been exposed to the medication Androgel or another testosterone product and suffered […]

Important Links to halted Testosterone Trial (TOM), VA study on risk of MI and Stroke in men taking Testosterone, and Inadequate AndroGel Labels and Medication Guide

Below please find a link to the clinical trial on prescription Testosterone supplements which had to be halted because of adverse events including stroke, heart attack and death: www.nih.gov/news/health/jun2010/nia-30.htm Below is another link to the Veterans Affairs Study which showed an approximate 30% increase in risk of Heart Attack, Stroke and Death in men taking […]

AndroGel maker defends product in spite of heart attack, stroke and death risk

In spite of an increase in the risk of heart attack, stroke and death, the maker of AndroGel — AbbVie — defended its product recently, stating studies have shown that the testosterone supplement actually protects against metabolic syndrome and early death, according to a report from ABC News. This statement doesn’t match more recent studies, […]

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