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testosterone
Nov 14, 2004

I've been on Androgel for about a year. If I stop taking it how long before my natural testosterone level will return. I would like to get my testosterone level tested off Androgel but don't know how long to wait.

Response from Dr. Young

I'm not sure of the exact answer to your question--- this depends somewhat on the cause of your low testosterone levels and the dose and duration of your current treatment.

That said, it would probably take several weeks before your natural testosterone levels returned (and for the Androgel to be out of your system).

If I were your doctor, I'd probably wait a month (maybe two).

Hope this helps, BY



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