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Testosterone Therapy and Heart Attacks, Stroke, Cardiac Events, Pulmonary Embolism

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Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C. has recently begun investigating cases involving the treatment of low testosterone and cardiac events including Heart Attacks, Strokes, Pulmonary Embolism and Cardiac Events.

Men have increasingly been prescribed treatment for low testosterone. New studies have reported an increased correlation between men being treated by products designed to increased testosterone and heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism and cardiac events. Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C. is currently investigating this connection.

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issues a safety announcement on March 3, 2015 warning that testosterone products are not approved for use in treating low testosterone as a result of aging.

How can our law firm help you?

The Long Island, NY law firm of Rudolph F. X.  Migliore, P. C. has represented clients in a wide range  of product liability cases in the last three decades and  has worked with nationally recognized associated firms  to reach successful verdicts. We work to provide clients  with the highest caliber legal help available and take  every step necessary to obtain compensation for our clients.

Frequently Asked Questions about Testosterone

 Testosterone Drug Lawsuits

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement about a recent investigation of testosterone products men use to treat low testosterone levels has provoked a new wave of mass litigation. Currently, the FDA is  monitoring the correlation between low testosterone therapy treatments and heart problems. In response to the FDA’s announcement, the Long Island law firm, Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P. C., is now reviewing cases pertaining to men who have been treated for low testosterone and are suffering from heart issues.

What is testosterone and testosterone replacement therapy?

Testosterone is a hormone that is absolutely essential to the development of the male body and is important to functions such as growth and masculine characteristics. Testosterone replacement therapy is a medical treatment used when males naturally begin to produce abnormally low levels of testosterone.

What products fall under low testosterone therapy treatments?

  • AndroGel
  • AndroDerm
  • Axiron
  • Bio-T Gel
  • Delatestryl
  • Depo-Testosterone
  • Foresta
  • Striant
  • Testim
  • Testopel

Why is testosterone replacement therapy dangerous?

A study was released by the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded that men undergoing testosterone replacement therapy have increased risk to developing heart problems. Some cardiovascular risks involved with the testosterone replacement therapy include stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, and death.

Who is at high risk?

The corresponding research involved with low testosterone therapy and heart problems have shown that some groups of men may be at a higher risk than other groups of men. Men who have prior existing heart health issues have an increased risk to developing heart issues when taking low testosterone therapy products. In addition, men over the age of 65 are found to be nearly double the risk of suffering from a serious heart issue such as stroke, heart attack or death.

Are there any alternatives to testosterone replacement therapy treatments?

There are many factors that can disrupt the natural acts of the human body and cause a hormonal imbalance or lead to low testosterone levels. Low testosterone levels have been linked to many natural everyday activities and can be prevented just by adjusting some daily events. Since hormones are more active during sleep, men can boost testosterone levels by getting more rest at night, by avoiding over working during the day and by adding exercise into the daily agenda.

Contact a Product Liability Lawyer Today

If you or a loved one has been treated for low testosterone and suffered a heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism or cardiovascular related illness, the Commack, NY law firm of Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P. C. offers a free case evaluation to determine whether you  have grounds for a lawsuit. Call our office at (631) 543-3663 to arrange a confidential consultation to discuss your situation.

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