Testim Suits Bubble Up Against Auxilium in Pa.

Law360, Philadelphia (March 24, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. was hit with a second lawsuit within a week in Pennsylvania court over its testosterone-boosting gel Testim, when a man on Friday contended that the use of the drug led to a heart attack.

Robert Olivetti and his wife Marion of Scranton, Pa., said that use of Testim, as well as Abbott Laboratories and AbbeVie's AndroGel, caused his 2012 heart attack, which led to a coronary bypass. Earlier in the week, Edwin Rios and his wife Eileen of New Jersey also sued Auxilium,...
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