What is Fortesta?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Testosterone

Fortesta is a brand name for testosterone gel 2%. Fortesta is available in a meter dosed pump that delivers 10mg of testosterone to be applied to the skin in each pump. Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fortesta

Side effect Patients
Sexual dysfunction 1

Why patients stopped taking Fortesta

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Fortesta


Stopped taking Fortesta

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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