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12 Feb 2014

Androgel Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Lawsuits

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In a recently published research in the Journal of the American Medical Association, men above 30 years of age with prolonged use of testosterone supplements are more likely to suffer from Myocardial Infarction (heart attack).  The study was conducted on 8700 men in a 3 years span and testosterone supplement takers where at a 30% higher risk of suffering from attacks.

Why Men Use Androgel

The bigger issue seems to be the fact that Androgel is aggressively marketed as a drug that can transfer a normal aging male to an alpha male.   While such claims are largely untrue, most advertisers do not show the potential health risks of the product.  Moreover, there have been no trials to prove that Androgel is safe over the long term.

Ideally Androgel was created for men with low testosterone levels. The purpose was to normalize the libido, strengthen bone density and improve energy levels.  However, the drug is being prescribed to many men who do not even need them.

Androgel Causing Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)

Testosterone Myocardial Infarction LawsuitsSince Androgel is an unnatural form of injecting testosterone to the body, it also comes with add on effects. One of the biggest issues with Androgel is that it can lead to a condition called polcythemia.    WIth this condition, there is an increase in the production of red blood cells which can lead to thickening of the blood and hence blood clots. These clots can prove to be fatal as they could cause thrombophlebitis.

At the same time Androgel can also cause an increase in cholesterol levels which when combined with blood clots can be fatal for the heart. Patients can also face problems with increased blood pressure.  Obesity and diabetes are two other illnesses that have been documented due to continued Androgel intake.

Proposed Lawsuits against Androgel

Among the various supplements being investigated by testosterone lawsuit lawyers, is Androgel. Androgel class action lawsuits are being filed by men and on behalf of men who have suffered myocardial infarctions and heart attacks.

Talk To Our Androget Lawsuit Lawyers

Our team of highly experienced lawyers is handling myocardial infarction cases caused by Androgel.  If you or someone you know has suffered from a heart attack caused by Androgel, call us now at (866) 280-4722 to get started on your case.  We pay all of the costs related to the case and there are absolutely no legal fees unless you receive a settlement.  It literally costs nothing to file your claim.

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