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To prescribe Testosterone for no other apparent reason than aging can be medical malpractice that can result in serious personal injury such as heart attack and stroke

TestosteroneIn recent years the off-label use of testosterone has been exploding as doctors prescribed testosterone to their aging patient to improve their libido and make them feel more vigorous and younger. However, the FDA warned that recent studies indicate that the off label use of testosterone as the ultimate anti-aging therapy may  increase cardiovascular risks.  Testosterone was only approved by the FDA to treat hypoginadism, a condition of the sex glands that can be genetic or result from damages of chemotherapy or infection.   Therefore the FDA is now requiring all manufacturers of approved prescription testosterone to change their labeling to clarify the approved used of the medication and warn about  the possible increased risk of heart attacks and strokes associated with testosterone use. Read more in Medical Law Perspectives