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What types of testosterone therapy can cause blood clots, heart attacks or strokes?

Testosterone medications can cause blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. Although there are many different types of testosterone, each type of testosterone has been implicated as causing pulmonary embolisms, strokes, heart attacks,  blood clots and death. If you suffered any of these injuries after using the following testosterone medications, you may have a testosterone lawsuit.

Testosterone Gels and Creams

  • AndroGel is a gel testosterone medication that is applied to the shoulder or upper arms daily.
  • Axiron is a testosterone medication that is applied to the underarm area daily.
  • Fortesta is a gel testosterone medication that is applied to the thighs daily.
  • Testim is a gel testosterone medication that is applied to the shoulders daily.

Testosterone Injections

  • Delatestryl is a testosterone injection.
  • Depotestosterone is a testosterone injection.

Other Types of Testosterone Drugs

  • Androderm is a testosterone patch that is applied to the stomach, thighs, back or upper arms daily.
  • Striant is a testosterone medication that adheres to the gums and is placed twice daily.
  • Testopel is a pellet testosterone medication that is placed under the skin to continuously deliver testosterone for 3 - 6 months at a time.

 If you or a loved one suffered a stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, or blood clot or were diagnosed with osteonecrosis while using a testosterone replacement medication, please call our experienced AndroGel attorneys at (888) 606-5297 for a free consultation about your potential AndroGel lawsuit.

Sarah N. Emery
Associate Attorney at Schachter Hendy & Johnson PSC

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