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Axiron Lawsuit Filed Over Heart Attack Death

An Axiron lawsuit has been filed over a heart attack death that plaintiffs contend was caused by testosterone replacement therapy. The complaint, filed on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, names Janice Ollenburger, individually and on behalf of Jerry Ollenburger, the... Read more »

New Study Reveals Need for Clinical Clarification of Testosterone Side Effects

For aging men, testosterone replacement therapy can help combat some of the physiological symptoms of decreasing testosterone levels – a condition known as “Low-T.” However, much like female hormone replacement therapy, Low-T treatments have come under increasing scrutiny for potential side effects and unexpected life-threatening ailments in patients receiving therapy... Read more »

New Study Reveals Testosterone Drug Risk

Recent studies have provided conflicting and controversial results regarding testosterone drug risk to patients undergoing testosterone replacement therapy. However, a new report titled “Testosterone Therapy and Risk of Myocardial Infarction: A Pharmacoepidemiologic Study” published on January 13, found statistically significant results. Researchers Mahyar Etminan, Sean C. Skeldon, Sheldon Larry Goldenberg,... Read more »

Judge Determines Bellwether Process for Non-AndroGel Testosterone Injury Lawsuits

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly has prescribed a case management plan and process for preparing bellwether trials in testosterone injury lawsuits not involving AbbVie’s AndroGel product, but rather the various testosterone treatments marketed and sold by several other manufacturers. Judge Kennelly’s order further clarifies a specific area of distinction among... Read more »

EMA Study Highlights Testosterone Drug Risks

The European Medicines Agency recently released a statement regarding testosterone drug risks for patients using drugs like Androgel, Axiron, AndroDerm and Testim. The November 21 statement noted that drugs should be used with caution, although researchers are still working to determine their link to health problems. The statement was released... Read more »

FDA Panel Backs New Testosterone Drug Safety Limits

Amid concerns over testosterone therapy side effects, an FDA panel has backed limitations on labeling for testosterone to exclude prescriptions for men who take the therapy only to counteract ordinary signs of aging rather than specific hormonal abnormalities. The panel also voted overwhelmingly to require clinical safety trials for some... Read more »

Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits Centralized

All testosterone therapy lawsuits filed in U.S. District Courts nationwide, alleging injuries because of Low T treatments, will now go before one judge in the Northern District of Illinois in centralized litigation known as “multidistrict litigation” or MDL. This move comes on the heels of June 6 order by a... Read more »