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Low T/Testosterone Replacement Therapy – Mass Tort Litigation – Arizona

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NOTE: BURG SIMPSON IS NOT PURSUING NEW LOW T/TESTOSTERONE THERAPY CASES

 

If you or a loved one has suffered a cardiac event that you think might be related to the use of a testosterone replacement therapy, contact the Arizona mass tort attorneys at Burg Simpson by filling out our or Free Case Evaluation form or by calling 602-777-7000.

What makes testosterone drugs dangerous?

Testosterone replacement therapies can pose a serious health risk to men. The latest medical research has revealed that prescription testosterone therapy medication administered via patches, gels, sprays, and injections are capable of creating a higher risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), heart attacks, stroke, or even death.

Burg Simpson has been appointed to a leadership role in this ongoing litigation. U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly appointed shareholder Seth A. Katz to the Executive Committee in the Testosterone Replacement Therapy Multidistrict Litigation.

Are there studies that link testosterone therapy to heart problems?

In November 2013, a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association linked testosterone therapy in 8,700 men to adverse events such as heart attack, stroke, and death.

In Jan. 29, 2014, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, spoke with USA Today Online about the heart risks that testosterone therapy poses.

“That’s equivalent to smoking one or two packs of cigarettes a day, or having sky-high cholesterol,” he explained.

In January 2014, a larger study of more than 55,000 men, published in the online medical journal, PLOS/ONE, found that men taking testosterone therapy faced a much higher risk of suffering a heart attack. The PLOS/ONE study found that men under 65 with a history of heart disease faced a two-fold increase in the risk of heart attack. The study also found a similarly increased risk for men over 65 taking testosterone therapy without a history of heart disease.

Read the FDA Safety Announcement regarding Low T Drugs.

Following the January 2014 FDA’s Safety Communication, testosterone replacement therapy product manufacturers issued new labels on June 19, 2014, to warn about the increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

Following the FDA’s March 3, 2015, Safety Communication, the manufacturers of issued new labels on May 11, 2015, to warn about the increased risk of major cardiovascular adverse events, such as stroke, myocardial infarction, and cardiovascular death.

If you’ve suffered a serious cardiac event after taking any of the following medications, we strongly encourage you to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

  • AndroGel®
  • Axiron®
  • Fortesta®
  • Testim®
  • Androderm®
  • Delatestryl®
  • Depo-Testosterone®
  • Striant®
  • Testopel®

Valid claim types include:

  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Death

None. Burg Simpson in Phoenix offers all of our clients a no-cost, no-obligation case evaluation. We cover the costs of obtaining medical records, expert reviews, and court filing fees. We only receive reimbursement and a fee for our work if the drug company pays your claim. If you do not receive a recovery, then you owe us nothing.

You need to act quickly. Thousands have already filed claims. Waiting could make all the difference between receiving fair compensation and missing the opportunity forever. The time you have to file a claim depends on a variety of factors, including the state in which you live, so get in touch with the Phoenix mass tort attorneys at Burg Simpson today.

Get Legal Help from an Arizona Trial Lawyer

With our experience and resources, Burg Simpson is able to provide a level of service and commitment that most that smaller law firms simply can’t match. If you have suffered a cardiac after taking a prescription testosterone therapy medication, you may be eligible for compensation through mass tort litigation. Call the Arizona mass tort lawyers at Burg Simpson at 602-777-7000 or complete our FREE Case Evaluation Form today.

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