AndroGel Benefits Not Worth Cardiac Risk, Jury Hears

By Diana Novak Jones (July 17, 2017, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A man suing AbbVie Inc. over its testosterone replacement therapy, AndroGel, told an Illinois federal jury Monday that the benefits he received from using the gel did not outweigh its risk of heart attack.

As his side wrapped up Monday, Jesse Mitchell personally made his case to the jury, which is considering whether AbbVie did enough to warn doctors about a risk of heart attack and other cardiac problems that some studies have connected to the drug.

Mitchell, who had a heart attack after using AndroGel for several years, told jurors that it helped him regain some energy after he began...

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