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Equivalent Dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible Testosterone

Is there any official calculation for determining eqivalent dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible Testosterone? I had been taking 125 mg. testosterone cypionate IM injection/once a week with good results, but recently tried switching to AndroGel for the...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Actually I am not sure. But you could go ahead and try androgel and then have blood levels measured. Indeed you might want to have blood levels of free testosterone measured while still getting Read more »

Andro gel follow up

Hi Doc. I sent you an email a week ago about Andro Gel. I just called my docs office and found out... Read more »

andro gel

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Seattle Treatment Education Project

AndroGel Offers New Option for Testosterone Replacement

...The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on 2-29-2000 that AndroGel has been approved for use as a testosterone replacement therapy in men with low testosterone. AndroGel is a clear, colorless, Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, November 5, 2009

...for men who have HIV.) A new study is now recruiting men across the U.S. age 65 and older to test whether the testosterone gel AndroGel can help offset these problems. (The study is not specifically about people with HIV.) (Press release from... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Testosterone Man-made testosterone has been studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of testosterone gel (AndroGel), it did not decreasevisceral fat. In fact, visceral fat increased and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs... Read more »
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