5 patient evaluations for Testosterone with a side effects rating of Mild

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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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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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May 12, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HRT)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Very worth while
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 18, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for HRT)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Injection in the butt is somewhat painful. But the pain goes away after a couple of days. This has helped with sex drive and motivation. Also in general it has helped to reduce depression. I assume it should help with general health but I am unsure of that as yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 1, 2010 (Started Oct 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Weekly

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Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (skin rash)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 Daily
Advice & Tips: The pump is preferred since it is easier to use.
Side effects: skin rash

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