Posts Tagged 'testosterone gel'

AndroGel Judge Orders Another Retrial, Overturns Another Verdict

androgel verdict overturnedThe same judge who previously overturned a $150 million AndroGel verdict has reversed a second verdict in the litigation worth over $140 million.

The case was brought by Tennessee resident Jeffrey Konrad. Konrad alleges that his two-month period of using AbbVie’s AndroGel testosterone replacement product caused him to have a heart attack in 2010. A Chicago jury agreed and awarded him $140,000 in compensatory damages and $140 million punitively in response to ...

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Androgel Maker Faces Another Big Verdict

androgel faces 150 million dollar verdict in low-t trialYet again, a jury sent AbbVie, maker of the popular prescription testosterone drug Androgel, a loud and clear message. A federal jury in Chicago found that AbbVie misrepresented the dangers of using Androgel. And to make sure the drugmaker got their message, it also reached a verdict in excess of $140 million.

This most recent trial is the second bellwether case to be tried in the federal testosterone replacement therapy ...

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Testosterone Therapy Linked with Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Recent reports have raised concerns that Testosterone therapy is associated with an increased risk of heart attack,  stroke, and death.

Testosterone therapy (also called androgen replacement therapy) is a growing field in pharmaceutical sales. Medications for testosterone therapy primarily take the form of pills, injections, and patches or gels that are absorbed through the skin. It is sold under brand names like AndroGel, Axiron, Fortesta, Striant, and Testim.

Testosterone Therapy Health Risks

A study published in the November ...

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