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Pharmaceutical Company AbbVie Hit with $150 Million Jury Verdict for Falsely Marketing Testosterone Product to Older Men

Today, a federal jury in Illinois ordered pharmaceutical company AbbVie to pay $150 million in punitive damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his heart attack was the result of using its testosterone-boosting product, AndroGel. Although the jury found that AbbVie was not liable for the plaintiff's injury, they...

Papantonio: Testosterone Makers Dupe Men Into Buying Deadly Treatment – America’s Lawyer

In just a few months juries around the country will begin hearing cases against drug maker AbbVie about the dangers associated with their testosterone treatments. According to those lawsuits the testosterone treatment AndroGel has been linked to a big increase in the risk of heart attack and strokes in...

FDA Warns Testosterone Products Not Approved for Use in Treating Low Testosterone as a Result of Aging

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Announcement on March 3 warning the public that testosterone products are not approved for use in treating low testosterone as a result of aging. The warning addresses increased prescription of testosterone therapy to treat males suffering from low testosterone...

Testosterone Prescriptions Boom as Risk of Heart Attack is Ignored

For many men, the act of growing older can be a troubling time in their lives. They experience lethargy, lowered libido, less mental acuity. It’s part of the process of aging. Pharmaceutical companies, however, have taken issue with mother nature’s course and decided that they testosterone therapies are the...

Testosterone is a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry and it May Be Killing Some Men

For men, aging is a delicate thing. Many men have some concept of their identity tied up in their physicality. With age comes change though, and for many men this means diminishing physical capacity. But fret not ye aging men! Big pharma has come up with a name for...

FDA Strengthens Warning Label For Testosterone Therapy Dangers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will strengthen the label on testosterone treatments to warn about the risks of developing blood clots. Testosterone treatments have been associated with a number of cardiological problems among patients who use it.“It’s a truly tragic thing to see,” commented...

Activist Group Calls For Black Box Warning on Testosterone Products

Testosterone products, e.g. AndroGel, Androderm, and Axiron, are under fire for their underreported propensity to cause heart attacks and strokes in individuals. Public Citizen announced yesterday that they have filed a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requesting that a black box warning immediately be added to...
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