According to several recent studies the use of prescription drugs meant to increase the level of testosterone in males has been linked to a significantly increase risk of heart attacks. The two population groups at greatest risk of heart attacks due to increased levels of testosterone include males over the age of 65 as well as males between the ages of 18 and 32 with a previous medical history of pulmonary medical complications. Other harmful side effects: Other harmful and potentially life threatening side effects which may develop due to the use of androderm and other low t medications include the following…
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Increase in the risk of clogged arteries and high cholesterol
- Pulmonary embolism
- Heart arrhythmia
- Sudden heath due to cardiac arrest
FDA Announces Investigation into Testosterone Products Including AdrodermIn response to the growing number of evidence suggesting a possible correlation if not a causal relationship between the taking of testosterone medications and the development of cardiovascular events, the FDA issued a drug safety communication stating that the federal body is to investigate, “the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products.” Furthermore the Food and Drug Administration stated that it is providing this alert, ” while it continues to evaluate the information from these studies and other available data” and it will, “communicate final conclusions and recommendations when the evaluation is complete.” More information of the FDA website regarding testosterone drug therapy risks here..
Filing an Androderm Class Action Lawsuit – Defective Drug Side Effect ClaimsClass action lawsuits are filed and certified by a courts where there are several important elements present in the claim. They include (1) A large number of harmed individuals with (2) A nearly identical or identical cause of action against an at fault party and (3) The class representative chosen out of the group is able to adequately represented the wishes of the other class members and where (4) The interests of the class representatives are strategically aligned with those of the other claimants in the lawsuit. There are several potential causes of action which can be pursued to establish liability on the part of Androderm manufacturers. These can include misrepresentation and concealment of all known and knowable hazards associated with the use of the drug; in other words failure to properly warn of such dangers. Death of a Family Members Form A Heart Attack Due to The Use of Adroderm: The death of a family member is a tragedy for all who loved and cared. In many instances individual who have perished leave family members who counted on their income and salary destitute. In such circumstance close relatives of the deceased have the right to seek monetary compensation for the loss of household income due to the death of a loved one against at fault parties. More on wrongful death claims against tesosterone drug manufacturers. Compensation Available for Victims: Individual who have been stricken by severe cardiovascular events due to the use of unsafe prescription bases testosterone drugs have the right to seek compensation for all damages suffered. An often asked question from our clients regards the actual monetary amount of compensation they can receive following any settlement or resolution of their case. The value of a defective drug case revolves around specific factors unique to every case. A brief description and analysis of some of the most important factors in determining the value of your case are as follows…
- Specific type and magnitude of the harm suffered.
- Medical and rehabilitation expenses in the treatment of the harm suffered.
- All economic damages including loss of wages and future loss of income capacity due to long term and or permanent disability emanating from the use of the unsafe drug.
- Non Economic damage compensation – this can include such harms as mental anguish, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and punitive damages.