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Testim Androgel Which Is Better

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Testim vs. Androgel

I am not getting good results from Testim using 1 tube per day. I had it increased 90 days ago and awaiting result. Current dose - 1.5 tubes per day (total 7.5 MG). Now the insurance company said no to Testim so I'll have to switch to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for your post.Both Testim and Androgel are used to treat low testosterone levels. While it's generally thought that Testim is better absorbed than Androgel, some patients respond to one better than the other.Since you're... Read more »

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... Read more »

Testim by Auxilium

Has Testim been approved for treatment in HIV? Is this similar to Androgel? What can you tell me... Read more »
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 »
Black AIDS Institute

When You Know Better, You Do Better, Part 1

Oprah Winfrey and I share a favorite Maya Angelou quote: "When you know better you do better." Oprah uses Dr. Angelou's words as inspiration; I use them as a personal challenge. I am constantly asking myself, "What is it that I need to know in order... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

When You Know Better, You Do Better, Part 2

Last week we started a conversation in response to an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show with Bridget Gordon, an HIV positive woman who was infected by her DL husband, and J.L. King, author of "On the Down Low: A Journey into the Lives of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

When You Know Better, You Do Better, Part 3

I want to start an organization to save my life. If whales, snails, Chrysler and Nixon can be saved, the lives of Black men are priceless and must be saved. -- Essex Hemphill With a few notable exceptions, heterosexual Black men are largely... 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 »

Feeling better!!! Calm and symptoms going away

Posted by uglyduck, 1 Reply
I just want to thank all of you for you're support... i do feel better now, and it seems that probably my symptoms are stress related... (however, i dont think thats the case)... anyhow... thanks to all of oyu specially survivor, chrisneedshelp... Read more »

Feeling better

Posted by sunflower, 1 Reply
Whew - feeling better - over my grousing! I think exercise is helping! I am prepping to walk a half marathon with a friend - I walked 6 miles on Saturday and worked out for an hour on Monday and today....that feels SOOOO good! The daylight is... Read more »

nothing better to do?

Posted by altazar, 1 Reply
is there nothing better for a lot of you to do than to post these stupid posts and remarks when someone might really be needing help

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