Low Testosterone Drug Lawsuits
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What Is Low Testosterone?
Low testosterone is a condition that affects portions of the population. The condition has to do with low counts of the hormone testosterone and is linked mainly with men. Low testosterone is linked with various other medical issues, including:
- Low energy levels
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Decrease in sexual activity
- Various other symptoms
On account of these connections, there are many different products and methods attempting to increase testosterone levels, especially in males. In many cases, low testosterone drugs are prescribed or suggested to persons seeking to increase their testosterone levels.
How Are Low Testosterone Drugs Administered? Are There Any Health Concerns?
Testosterone drugs don’t work by directly administering testosterone to the patient. Instead, these types of drugs usually involve effects to the precursors that produce and process testosterone in the human body (such as Andostenedione). These types of drugs are often administered through methods like:
- Topical testosterone creams or gel (such as Androgel)
Drugs that affect or enhance testosterone production can also lead to side effects. These can include high blood pressure, various heart issues, nausea, vomiting, headache, and other symptoms.
Are There Any Legal Concerns?
In addition to the health risks associated with testosterone drugs, there are also different types of legal issues that can arise as well. For instance, injuries sustained from low testosterone can result in lawsuits involving:
- Medical malpractice
- Medical misdiagnosis
- Wrong prescriptions etc.
- Dangerous products (for instance, if the drugs are improperly labeled)
Legal remedies can consist of a damage award that reimburses the victim for their injuries and other expenses.
Do I Need a Lawyer for Help with Low Testosterone Drug Lawsuits?
Injuries and other losses can result from low testosterone treatments. You may wish to hire a lawyer if you need to file a lawsuit involving testosterone drug treatments. Your attorney can help you file your claim, and can represent you in court if you needed to file for damages.
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Last Modified: 05-30-2014 09:58 AM PDT
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