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12 Feb 2014

Testosterone Pulmonary Embolism Lawsuit

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Pulmonary embolism is a life threatening medical condition.  If not timely diagnosed or treated, a pulmonary embolism can lead to death.  Recent studies have demonstrated that testosterone supplements can put men at a higher risk for this condition.

Drug makers are spending millions of dollars to promote these drugs to consumers. However, they are not properly disclosing several of the serious potential health risks, including a pulmonary embolism.  The major testosterone drugs on the market now are  Androderm, Androgel, Axirom, Bio-T-Gel, Delatestryl, Depo-Testosterone, Fortesta, Sriant, Testim, and Testopel.   Our lawyers are investigating claims against these drug companies for men, and their families, who have been injured or harmed due to a testosterone supplement.

How is Pulmonary Embolism Caused

Testosterone Pulmonary Embolism LawsuitWhen a person takes a  testosterone supplements, there are hormonal changes that occur in the body. One of the notable problem is the increase in the number of red blood cells. This in turn thickens the blood and leads to the formation of blood clots. These blood clots can stem the flow of blood in the vein thus causing blockages in important body organs like the lungs.   When this blockage breaks into the lungs or block the flow of blood and oxygen to the lungs is called Pulmonary Embolism. As a result the supply of oxygen to the brain is also cut and this can cause permanent brain damage and even death.

Symptoms of Pulmonary Embolism

There are several symptoms of pulmonary embolism that you need to look out for, especially if you have been taking testosterone supplements for long. Here a few symptoms that you must look out for:

  • Pain in the leg & Chest (it is usually a lot of pain that is caused very suddenly)
  • Drop in the Blood Pressure
  • Legs become red, warm and even swelling may occur
  • Dizziness
  • Cough (patients may also cough blood)
  • Irregular heartbeat

Choose Our Testosterone Drug Stroke Lawyers

Our team of highly experienced lawyers is handling pulmonary embolism lawsuits caused by testosterone supplements.   If you or someone you know has suffered from a pulmonary embolism caused by a testosterone supplement, 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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