Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Testosterone Replacement Therapy is a treatment option for men suffering from low testosterone levels. Testosterone Replacement Therapy is used to boost testosterone levels back to normal. Testosterone is a hormone naturally made by the body that it is responsible for various bodily functions, such as growth of the prostate, development and distribution of hair and sex dive. Testosterone levels may also effect fat distribution, body muscle mass and strength, mood, and energy levels.
Low Testosterone, or Low T, is a medical condition known as hypogonadism, which occurs when a man’s levels of testosterone fall below 300 ng/dL.
There are seven major manufacturers of testosterone replacement products. The largest seller being Abbvie, a company that makes the low T drug called AndroGel. AndroGel 1% and Angrol 1.6% have only been approved for use when a patient has hypogonadism and a finding of low testosterone levels. However, it’s believed that 50% of prescriptions are for off-label use.
The next largest seller is Axiron, made by Acrux Limited and Eli Lilly, followed by Testim, which is manufactuered by Auxilium and GSK. Other low T treatments include: Androderm, Fotesta, Striant and Delatestryl.
If you were prescribed a testosterone replacement therapy drug such as AndroGel, Axiron, Testim, Androderm, Fotesta, Striant and Delatestryl, and have experienced blood clots, stroke, cardiac arrest or experienced a heart attack you may be eligible to file a lawsuit.
NO COST WITHOUT RECOVERY
If you or a loved one is the victim of Testosterone Replacement Therapy drugs, contact our law firm to find out your rights. The Robichaux Law Firm, LLC has over 40 years of experience helping victims of defective drugs receive financial compensation.
Our firm does not charge a fee for initial consultations. We work on a contingency fee, and there is no charge to our clients if we are unable to recover money for you.