Increasing Number Of AndroGel / Axiron / Testim Lawsuits Allege Heart Attacks And Strokes, With Highest Side Effects Risks Being For Older Men Or Those With Cardiac Conditions
SUMMARY: First, it comes as no surprise to legal observers that a so-called “MDL motion” to consolidate the federal court drug injury lawsuits alleging heart attacks and strokes being caused by the testosterone replacement therapy product AndroGel, with the Defendants being Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie Inc.
Moving from the legal side to the medical side, in a March 2014 letter a previously unknown / new group of doctors, the Androgen Study Group (ASG), has requested the retraction of an article about testosterone drugs side effects which was published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in November 2013. See our earlier report about this JAMA article: “Increasingly Popular Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drugs Are Linked To Myocardial Infarctions Or Heart Attacks, Strokes, And Deaths.”
Be assured that we will continue to monitor both the medical and legal aspects of this still relatively new litigation involving AndroGel, Axiron, Testim, and other testosterone replacement products.[Read this article in full at original source]