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How Long Does Androgel Take To Work

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Androgel - How long to work?

Hi,I'm 44 years old, have been poz goin on 12 years, and have been alone a long time. Recently I've fallen for somebody but my libido hasn't quite responded the way I remember. My doc put me on Androgel for about a month ago, 2.5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations not only on being a 12-year veteran of this war and also for "falling" again. OK, so Mr. Happy isnt "responding" the way you "remember." Now assuming you are not remembering only those glorious... Read more »

androgel or injectable testosterone, which works better?

I am on testosterone replacement thereapy, my doctor put me on Androgel 1 which I am to use once a... Read more »

Androgel and exercise

Hi Mr. Vergel, I'm on Androgel for low T and want to start exercising again. I was told to... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Making Your Treatment Work Long-Term

In a Capsule Taking all your pills as prescribed (adherence) is crucial to the long-term success of your treatment. While adhering to your medication schedule can sometimes be challenging, there are many tips and tricks you can try to make it... Read more »
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Congress Passes 1 Week CR; Work Continues on Year-Long CR; AETCs Suffer Severe Cut.

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Long-Acting Drug in Development

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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 »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over... Read more »