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How Long Does Testim Take To Work

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Testim1% 5gms or AndroGel 1% 5gms

which works better I am 62 years old and started with Testim 1% 5 gm but my insurance sill only pay for AndroGel 1 % 5 gm. The Testim seemed to be working well but now I have to use the AndroGel. I don't seem to feel the results as well when...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Testosterone transdermal products (Testim, Androgel, Fortesta,Axiron)do not really work unless you make sure your total testosterone blood levels are over 500 ng/dl on treatment. The key to successful dosing is adjusting it based on week 8... Read more »

What are the risks of using a testosterone gel, testim?

Can you advise me exactly what the statistical risks of prostate cancer for users of testim,... Read more »

Testim and large breasts

I was just prescribed Testim and one of the side effects listed are enlarged breasts. The questions... 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 »
AIDS Action Council

Congress Passes 1 Week CR; Work Continues on Year-Long CR; AETCs Suffer Severe Cut.

Yesterday, the House and Senate passed another temporary Continuing Resolution (CR) which will expire next Friday, March 22nd. This CR replaces and funds programs at the same levels as the CR that is set to expire at midnight tonight. You will... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Long-Acting Drug in Development

Chinese researchers presented proof-of-concept (in other words, "this can work") data on a long-acting HIV fusion inhibitor medication, which suppressed HIV for six to ten days after a single injection . Currently, Fuzeon is the only fusion... Read more »
Housing Works

Tom Duane Announces Retirement and Housing Works Says Thank You

Tom Duane , our beloved New York Senator and long time ally of Housing Works is retiring after 14 years. We salute you Tom Duane! Thank you for your courage, audacity, and conviction as a public politician championing our fight to end HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
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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 »

MORE Good News! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE IS WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »