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Penumbra Recalls JET 7 Xtra Flex Catheters Following Reports of Serious Injuries, Patient Deaths

Penumbra is recalling more than 30,000 units of its JET 7 Catheters with Xtra Flex Technology (JET 7 Xtra Flex) due to concerns about an increased risk of serious injury and death in ischemic stroke patients who undergo blood clot removal procedures in which the aspiration catheters are used. The catheter recall was announced after […]

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AndroGel TRT Lawsuit

AndroGel Lawsuit Filed Over Stroke Side Effects of Testosterone Treatment Yet another lawsuit have been brought against AbbVie over side effects of its controversial testosterone replacement therapy, AndroGel. A New York man has filed a testosterone therapy lawsuit against AbbVie, Inc., alleging that side effects of the controversial testosterone gel caused him to suffer a

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TRT Black Box Warnings

Consumer Group Calls for Black Box Warnings on Testosterone Treatment Labels The FDA is being asked by consumer advocates to require the strongest possible warnings on TRT labels, regarding health risks like heart attack and stroke. The consumer watchdog group Public Citizen is calling for drug regulators to impose “black box” warnings on the labels

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Side Effects of Testosterone Therapy

Large-Scale Studies Necessary to Examine Testosterone Therapy Risks Experts are calling for additional research to study the risk of cardiovascular events among men using testosterone treatments. In light of new information about the potential side effects of testosterone therapy, a group of experts are calling for a large-scale scientific study to aid doctors in understanding

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