FDA Flip-Flops on Safety of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

FDA Flip-Flops on TRT

Only 9 months after its July 2014 rejection of a petition for a black-box label on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the FDA has reversed itself. It has issued a warning about overuse of TRT and its potential to cause serious cardiovascular side effects.

Why the reversal? And will it reverse that reversal?

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Sarah Smedley

Sarah Smedley

Sarah Smedley has 20 years’ experience in communications for the medical, pharmaceutical, biotech, consumer health, fitness, philanthropy and nutrition industries. She is now a freelance writer and frequent contributor to The BROADSHEET, a daily online and bi-weekly print newspaper.


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