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Testim Vs Androgel

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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.

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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 »
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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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Testosterone

tes-TOS-te-rone Brand Name: Androgel, Depo-Testosterone, Androderm, Testoderm Other Name(s): Sustanon, Testosterona Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Testosterone, also known as Androderm, Androgel, Depo-Testosterone, and... Read more »
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Testosterona

Brand Name: Androgel, Depo-Testosterone, Androderm, Testoderm Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros La testosterona, conocida tambiĆ©n como Androderm, Androgel, Depo-Testosterona y Testoderm, pertenece a la clase de medicamentos... 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 »
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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 »

saggy tits!

Posted by southsam7, 2 Replies
I'm 44, male, not incredibly out of shape or overweight and I take ARV's and AndroGel.
Recently I've noticed my tits are soft and hanging not unlike a young (or very old) woman's. The breasts themselves aren't that big, but they are saggy and there... Read more »

sex-drive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey guys. I guess we are all in this together so we can use this forum to help and support each other. I'm doing Ok, would just like an added boost in the sex-drve department. Do any of you know where i can get androgel through a website? Tried... Read more »

Loss of Sex Drive

Posted by jjemcdonald, 4 Replies
Ok, so I am 37 and on Truvada and Isentress. My viral load is undetectable and my T-cells are around 750. I have hardly any sex drive. I would chose reading a book over sex any day of the week. I used to be a meth addict but I have been clean... Read more »