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Could ‘Low T’ treatments be dangerous to your health?

Posted: April 23, 2014 Pharmaceutical

If you’re a man and you listen to the advertisements from some drug makers describing a condition known as “Low T” with symptoms such as low libido, zapped energy levels, weight gain and muscle loss, you might be tempted to

Repros enrolls men to test new topical testosterone treatment Androxal

Posted: April 19, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Repros Therapeutics Inc. announced it has completed enrollment for one of two clinical trials pitting its topical testosterone gel alternative Androxal against other topical testosterone products currently on the market.

Study: Low T contributes to more satisfying relationships

Posted: April 17, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Low testosterone levels in men have been blamed for a variety of symptoms – from low sex drive and mood swings to weight gain and muscle loss. But a new study shows that low testosterone has its benefits. It may actually

Doctor raises red flags regarding heart risks with testosterone therapy

Posted: April 15, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Testosterone replacement therapy may sound attractive with ads promising to build muscle mass and boost libido, but Low T therapy may not be all that it’s cracked up to be, warns Dr. Joe Littlejohn, a urologist at Orlando Health. It

More lawsuits filed against makers of testosterone replacement therapies

Posted: March 28, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Makers of testosterone treatments are being slapped with lawsuits following studies that show use of the products increases the risk of cardiovascular events. The latest lawsuits to be filed name Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline, makers of Testim, as well as

Alabama man files testosterone side effects lawsuit after suffering stroke

Posted: March 25, 2014 Pharmaceutical

An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the testosterone replacement treatment Testim, claiming the drug caused him to have a stroke.

Philadelphia man claims Testim testosterone treatment gave him a heart attack

Posted: March 24, 2014 Pharmaceutical

A 67-year-old Philadelphia man with no history of cardiovascular problems has filed a lawsuit against the makers of his testosterone replacement product claiming the drug caused him to suffer a heart attack. The lawsuit states that the injury was caused

Controversy surrounds upcoming FDA decision on long-acting testosterone drug

Posted: March 1, 2014 Pharmaceutical

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to decide this week the fate of a long-acting testosterone product made by Endo Health Solutions, Inc. Aveed, indicated to boost testosterone in men with low levels of the hormone, has been

Public Citizen urges FDA to add warnings of heart attack, stroke, death to testosterone treatments

Posted: February 27, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen is petitioning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require manufacturers of testosterone treatments to add black box warnings on the labels about the increased risk of heart attacks, stroke and death in men who use

Does testosterone therapy pose heart risks for women?

Posted: February 26, 2014 Pharmaceutical

You probably wouldn’t know it from the male-targeted advertisements pushing hormone supplements to boost “Low T,” but testosterone therapy can provide similar benefits for women. The question is, does it also carry the same risk of heart attacks, strokes and