Strokes From Testosterone Drugs Lawsuits
Testosterone supplements have become a common solution for men suffering from the various effects of aging. Drug companies are spending millions of dollars to advertise these supplements to help men suffering from decreased libido, muscle tone, and energy. Physicians are prescribing these drugs at record numbers because men are requesting these drugs based upon these aggressive marketing campaigns.
However, many men are unaware of the fact that testosterone drugs can also lead to a stroke. Recent studies in medical journals have established that mean using these supplements are at an increased risk for stroke. Numerous medical practitioners and scientists are calling the safety of these drugs into question.
Symptoms of Stroke
Strokes can occur when blood clots form inside the brain and block the flow of blood from critical areas. During a stroke, there are millions of brain cells that are damaged, which can lead to permanent brain damage as well as other debilitating conditions such as paralysis and loss of memory. Even less severe strokes can lead to complications such as permanently weakened muscles. Additionally, here are some of the common symptoms of a stroke:
- Partial drooping of the face
- Slurred speech
- Painful headache and extreme dizziness
- Inability to walk correctly
- Vision issues
- Sudden weakness or, in some cases, immobility
Our testosterone drug lawyers are actively representing patients suffering from complications arising from testosterone drug use, including men who have suffered a stroke. These lawsuits seek compensation for pain and suffering damages, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. In cases involving death, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit.
What are the Criteria for Filing a Testosterone Lawsuit?
Testosterone therapy, such as the prescription topical treatments Androgel, Testim and Axiron, are used to help boost testosterone levels in men who have a deficiency of the male hormone. Symptoms of low testosterone include decreased libido and low energy.
Researchers found men who used testosterone therapy were 30 percent more likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or die after three years of use.
A second study found that men had a significant increase in risk of heart attack and stroke in just the first 90 days of testosterone therapy use. Furthermore, men who started the study with clear, unobstructed coronary arteries were just as likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die as men who entered the study with established coronary artery disease.
The following criteria must be met for a patient to file a testosterone lawsuit:
- Must be male
- Must have used name-brand TRT only, no shots
- Must have had one of the following injuries:
- Heart attack
- Myocardial infarction
- Blood clot
- Sudden cardiac death
- Pulmonary embolism
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Cardiogenic embolism
- Blindness caused by blood clot to the eye
- Other injury caused by a blood clot
- If injury occurred while patient was taking TRT, must have been taking TRT for at least one month when the injury occurred
- If injury occurred after patient stopped taking TRT, must be no more than 30 days since discontinuation of TRT when injury occurred
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- No money to get started
- We pay all case costs and expenses
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Start Your Testosterone Drug Claim
Our testosterone drug lawyers will help you file your lawsuit. To get started, you can:
- Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page, or
- Call (866) 280-3417 any time of day to tell us about your case.
We will listen to your story and answer your questions. If you have claim, we will start immediately.
WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing testosterone drug lawsuit claims.