FDA Probes Testosterone Products For Fatal Risks

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 7:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it is investigating possible increased risks of stroke, heart attack and death in men using testosterone replacement therapies, a move that imperils a booming pharmaceutical field and follows recent studies that raised red flags.

While cautioning that it has not reached any conclusions about possible dangers, the FDA said it launched an inquiry after the recent publication of two research articles that found elevated cardiovascular risks in men using testosterone replacement products.

One study, published in November...
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