FDA Says Testosterone Supplements Must Warn About Blood Clot Risk

June 21, 2014 5:25 AM

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Testosterone supplements will be required to carry new warning labels about their risk of causing blood clot in veins, U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced adding to the growing concern about the supplements’ safety.

Testosterone therapy is said to help aging men ‘reclaim their lost glory’ in bed. The therapy is can help men increase their energy and sex drive. However, the use has potential risks. They increase the risk of blood clot in veins due to polycythemia, an abnormal increase in oxygen-carrying cells. D...

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