Is a Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit Your Best Option for Recovering?
Men who have suffered a heart attack while taking testosterone therapy are encouraged to seek legal counsel to learn more about their rights and filing a testosterone treatment lawsuit in California. More than five million prescriptions were written for these treatments in 2011 alone, and most come in the form of a pill, cream, injection, patch or gel. Testosterone therapy is intended to help men suffering from symptoms and side effects of low testosterone levels that may have declined due to a medical condition or the body’s natural aging process.
Despite these benefits, several recent studies conclude that testosterone products may increase a patient’s risk of heart attack, stroke and death, especially in patients who are predisposed to the conditions. You may be eligible to file a testosterone treatment lawsuit in California against the drug maker if you suffered from life-threatening complications while using its product. Contact Attorney Group for California today for more information and to receive a free case evaluation.
Safety of Testosterone Treatments
10 well-known testosterone treatments in the U.S. include:
Plaintiffs filing testosterone treatment lawsuits allege that these products are not safe and cause life-threatening complications. Studies show that certain conditions such as sleep apnea, high blood counts, benign prostatic hypertrophy, congestive heart failure, and prostate cancer may worsen in patients using testosterone treatment therapies. Additionally, several conditions including artery blockage, obesity, plaque buildup, diabetes and high cholesterol may increase a man’s chance of heart attack, stroke, or even death.
Although each product is different, most therapies may cause vomiting, nausea, jaundice and headache. Men filing testosterone treatment lawsuits claim they also experienced depression, anxiety, anger and other mental and mood changes. Other potential side effects include adema, a decrease in sperm production, and excess water retention. If you have suffered from one or more of these adverse side effects, contact an attorney today to learn more about filing a testosterone treatment lawsuit in California.
Plaintiffs File Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits
Men who have experienced adverse side effects while taking testosterone treatment therapies in the U.S. are currently pursuing claims against several manufacturers, alleging that the products caused their conditions. Several manufacturers are also accused of failing to warn the public and medical communities of the potential for the treatments to increase a patient’s risk of death, stroke or heart attack. Plaintiffs allege that they endured emotional and physical damage while using the testosterone treatment therapies, and some families are working to pursue wrongful death claims on behalf of loved ones that allegedly died as a result of the treatment.
Plaintiffs claim that the manufacturers have the legal responsibility to adequately test their products before placing them on the market, particularly in patients who already have diabetes, blocked arteries, high cholesterol levels, cardiovascular disease or those who are obese. According to pending lawsuits, the manufacturers failed to do so.
Several manufacturers also allegedly used aggressive and misleading marketing tactics to promote their products, claiming that men suffering from weight gain, low libido, fatigue and a lack of energy should request a testosterone treatment therapy prescription as soon as possible. Many patients did not need the products and were instead experiencing normal symptoms of aging.
Have You Been Injured in California? Contact Us Today to File Your Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit
If you or a loved one are currently taking testosterone treatment products and have experienced side effects including stroke, heart attacks or other complications, you may be eligible to file a testosterone treatment lawsuit and seek compensation for your injuries. Contact Attorney Group for California today to receive a no-obligation case evaluation, free of charge. We can answer your questions and connect you with an affiliated attorney who can handle your testosterone treatment lawsuit.