28 patient evaluations for Testosterone

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Feb 21, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypogonadism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased estrogen)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.62 % Daily
Advice & Tips: dont give them your phone number if your not hugging anyone try half the dose on the underside of your arms dont overdo it youll get estrogen conversion really easy
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 1, 2016 (Started Nov 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased sex drive (libido))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypogonadism)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for erectile dysfunction)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Nov 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hypogonadism)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for erectile dysfunction)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.62 other Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Nov 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypogonadism)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for erectile dysfunction)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.62 other Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 28, 2015 (Started Feb 24, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for low testosterone)
  • Side effects
    Mild (skin tenderness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Application is problematic because either the patient has to do self application or a second person has to put on gloves to prevent hormone exposure that causes male secondary sex characteristics regardless of the person's gender. This is also a problem if you have skin to skin contact with a second person and any moisture allows the gel to transfer to them. Libido has improved, but not fully returned.

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Aug 15, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Klinefelter syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hypogonadism)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg/5 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for night sweats)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated hematocrit, testicular atrophy, elevated hematocrit)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: The impact of taking testosterone is mostly very positive. I feel better overall and have a more positive mood. Better erections. Feel fitter and physically stronger. It has also helped with night sweats and insomnia that I experienced before. At too high a does there is also elevated estrogen which causes some 'man boob' symptoms. Unfortunately the benefits tend to taper off over time. I would really like to try using an estrogen blocker instead such as Clomid. But my GP doctor is unwilling to try prescribing that 'off-label.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jul 5, 2012 (Started Jun 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for low testosterone)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Every Other Week
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 23, 2012 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for lichen sclerosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2012 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for lichen sclerosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 3, 2012 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lichen sclerosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 29, 2012 (Started Feb 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lichen sclerosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 14, 2012 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

May 15, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Mar 9, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2011 (Started Jul 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for rub on arm to increase level)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 other Daily
Advice & Tips: my blood showed low T. It improved some with this.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jun 8, 2011 (Started Apr 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for lack of motivation)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: Kept falling off, used the self sticking medical tape over top... much easier to use shots every 2 weeks
Cost: < $25 monthly

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