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FDA Adverse Event Reports for Testosterone

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Worried about the potential side effects of your testosterone therapy? Maybe you should be.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the potentially life-threatening side effects of testosterone drugs. The investigation follows 33,997 reports of adverse reactions related to testosterone products such as Androgel, Androderm, Delatestryl and Fortesta.

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  • Drug ineffectiveness
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Dizziness

View all 3,196 testosterone drug reactions.

Cardiovascular events are among the most severe of the adverse reaction reports and include heart attack, stroke and death.

FDA reports aren’t the only evidence of increased cardiovascular risks. A 2014 study that observed more than 55,000 medical records of testosterone users found a two-fold increased risk of cardiac events in men under 65 with a history of heart disease and in all men over 65. Another study published in 2013 suggests a 30 percent increased risk of stroke, heart attack and death in older testosterone treatment users.

If you have been harmed or lost a loved one due to a dangerous medication, it is important to seek legal representation immediately. A dangerous drug attorney will represent your interests and is the first step towards protecting your rights.

I encourage all those that have been injured due to testosterone usage to consult with a medical professional, notify the FDA, and retain an attorney immediately.