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How Do I Get A Prescription For Androgel

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HCG or Androgel???

Nelson, Thanks for all of your answers. I could not tell from your recent postings whether you thing HCG or Androgel is the best thing to get one's testosterone up. Mine had been 202 and I was really tired and lethargic. Now since it is up...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
No one has looked at a comparison between using human chorinic gonadotropin (HCG) to jump start your own testosterone production versus using Androgel or Testim (testosterone gels that you apply on the skin), so it is very difficult to tell. Most... Read more »

Airport screening and Androgel

I'm currently using Androgel 1.62%. Since it is a liquid, does it have to go in checked... Read more »

Is androgel safe if not on meds?

Nelson,If soemone is HIV positive and they have good CD4 counts and low viral load, is it safe to... Read more »
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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, topical gel that is applied to the shoulders,... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Testosterone Cream Available at CPS

On March 2 the Community Prescription Service, a mail-order pharmacy associated with POZ magazine and specializing in HIV, announced that it is selling a compounded testosterone cream. This product is not generally available in pharmacies.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Safety Concerns Prompt Label Changes and Medication Guide Requirement for Testosterone Gel Products

The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of two prescription topical testosterone gel products, AndroGel 1% and Testim 1%, to include a boxed warning on the products' labels after receiving reports of adverse effects in children... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Poor Implementation of Laws Controlling Sale of Prescription Drugs Increasing Injection Drug Use, Spread of HIV in India, HIV/AIDS Advocates Say

Poor implementation of laws that control the sale of prescription drugs in India is increasing injection drug use and fueling the spread of HIV in the country, HIV/AIDS advocates said Monday, the AP/ Yahoo! India News reports (AP/ Yahoo! India... Read more »
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Androgel Questions

Posted by gray, 1 Reply
Howdy -

Please forgive me if there's a different section of the board where I should be posting this question. I'm new.

I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. Probably exposed to HIV 15 months ago. My bloodwork came back CD4 608 and VL 13,000 which are good... Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid any attention to my pill bottles, and noticed that this is the... Read more »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone who can... Read more »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works
at CVS and Wal-mart.
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