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What Are The Side Effects Of Androgel

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Androgel side effect

I have used Androgel for low testosterone of course, for five months with what seemed to be no problem at all. Recently(this last month), I started to break out in areas(shoulder, upper arm both sides of body)where I apply androgel. Since I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen patients develop rashes with Androgel as you described. Trying a patch or an injectable form may be worth it in your case (you might also try applying to the scrotum (perhaps half a package inititally) and having your testosterone... Read more »

androgel side effects

does androgel cause testicle shrinkage, if so is it safe to stop and is this side effect reversable... Read more »

androgel and injectable testosterone side effects

I am a little concerned about my shrinking testicles, due to many years on androgel and now an... 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 »

Meds a Problem

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just wanted to know is there other gay men out there that are having problems with their meds and having sexual relations? What I mean is I'm having to take meds for hiv/aids and also anemia plus the discomfort of the meds in my stomach and now for... Read more »