AndroGel, Axiron and other similar testosterone replacement products were originally designed to treat hypogonadism, a serious medical issue where the body is unable to produce natural levels of testosterone. However, these medicines have been advertised as a testosterone therapy for men experiencing naturally occurring decline in testosterone as they age.
Androgel (testosterone topical)
Axiron (testosterone topical)
Manufacturer: Eli Lilly and Company
When used as a low testosterone medication, Axiron and AndroGel side effects include a two- to three-fold increase in the risk of heart attack in older and middle-aged men with a history of heart disease including:
Drug manufacturers have been accused of advertising the benefits of taking testosterone replacement drugs while under-representing the dangers associated with Axiron and AndroGel side effects, including the risks of heart attack.
If you or someone you know has suffered from the side effects of testosterone replacement drugs, such as Axiron and AndroGel, don’t wait to get the protection and advice you need. Companies need to be held accountable for the side effects of their medications.
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