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What Does Androgel Do

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Equivalent Dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible Testosterone

Is there any official calculation for determining eqivalent dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible Testosterone? I had been taking 125 mg. testosterone cypionate IM injection/once a week with good results, but recently tried switching to AndroGel for the...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Actually I am not sure. But you could go ahead and try androgel and then have blood levels measured. Indeed you might want to have blood levels of free testosterone measured while still getting Read more »

Androgel Infertility

Hi Dr. Bob,I've been HIV+ since 1987, and I've been on Androgel for hypogonadism since 2000 (I was... Read more »

ANDROGEL

DEAR,DOC I WANT TO KNOW IF ANDROGEL WILL HELP WITH RECOVERY AND FATIGUE THANK,YOU 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, Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

My Kind of Life: I Love My Androgel

... What I really love about my Androgel I can't write about in a family magazine, but my editor demanded to know. Alright, when I have leftover Androgel at the end of 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... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Testosterone Cream Available at CPS

...cream, call CPS at 800-842-0502. Note: On February 29 Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the FDA had approved its AndroGel(TM) 1% testosterone gel "for replacement therapy in males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence... Read more »
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Androgel Questions

Posted by gray, 1 Reply
...which are good numbers apparently. The only issue is my testosterone which is off the charts low. My doctor is suggesting androgel and I am wanting to know what the potential issues might be. I've love to hear from anyone who's tried it or... Read more »

Advice...

Posted by iNvisible, 2 Replies
Does HIV and/or the medication make you feel less sexual? After my diagnoses I dnt really feel as sexy or in touch with my sexuality as I used to. Does or has any one else experience this??.... Read more »

Sexual problems for positive boyfriend and I

Posted by mandaree23, 1 Reply
...Truvada) or it could be a psychological thing due to his HIV status. I also noticed a lot of people talking about Viagra and Androgel. He has used Viagra since I've been with him and I've seen Androgel in his house but dont think he has used... Read more »

Serodiscordant sex....?

Posted by eponastar, 3 Replies
Hey everyone... I am new here, not to the body, but to the boards. I have a question for everyone who is willing to share. My boyfriend, is HIV + I am HIV-. When I met him he told me and since meeting him we have enjoyed a wonderful, fruitful and... Read more »