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Side Effects, Injuries & Risks

Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Side Effects, Injuries and Risks

Side Effects, Injuries and Risks

Regardless of the effectiveness of testosterone replacement therapy, taking drugs, medications or treatments such as Androderm, AndroGel, Android, Androxy, Axiron, Bio-T Gel, Delatestryl, Depo-Testosterone, Fortesta, Methitest, Striant, Testim and Testopel may lead to the following conditions ranging from serious side effects to life-threatening injuries:

  • Death
  • Heart attack and other cardiovascular defects
  • Stroke
  • Blood clot
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Abnormal red blood count increase (polycythemia)
  • Prostate cancer or enlargement
  • Anemia
  • Sleep apnea
  • Testiclular shrinkage or softening
  • Lowered sperm count
  • Acne or other skin reactions
  • Hair loss
  • Enlarged breasts (gynecomastia)
  • Reduced sex drive or impotence
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Weakened bones (osteoporosis) leading to fracture
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Increase in body fat
  • Fluid retention
  • Depression, irritability and/or inability to concentrate
  • Mood changes
  • Hot flashes
  • Fatigue

Warning Signs

The following signs and symptoms may indicate a testosterone replacement therapy drug-related blood clot, which could lead to stroke, heart attack or death:

  • Chest pain (pressure, fullness, squeezing)
  • Pain extending to shoulder, arm, back or jaw
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Pain, tenderness or numbness in face, arm or leg
  • Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding speech (aphasia)
  • Sudden blurred, double or decreased vision
  • Swelling
  • Skin discoloration

Potential Effects on Women and Children

Certain types of testosterone replacement therapy drugs, medications and treatments may accidentally expose women and children to the product. Testosterone side effects on women and children may include premature puberty, changes to sexual organs and body hair distribution, osteoporosis, heightened libido or aggressive behavior.

If you or a family member have taken testosterone therapy replacement drugs, medications or treatments (with or without experiencing the side effects or related conditions above), you and/or your family member may be entitled to money damages.

Please call (212) 203-7710 or visit us here for an initial consultation and case evaluation.