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Androderm vs androgel

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Neither: Androgel & Androderm (along w/axiron, fortesta, striant & testim) are just different forms of testosterone. None are better for everyone. It all depen... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
T gel vs injection: Both effective, injection more reliable but gel can be applied daily.
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Dr. John Tillett
Urology 23 years experience
Gel vs injection: Testosterone replacement therapy, or trt, can be done with shots (typically administered every 2-3 weeks) or a daily application of a gel or cream. B... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 31 years experience
Androderm (testosterone): The patches generally have more difficulty as they don't stay on. The gels are alcohol based and probably have better therapeutic levels
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 29 years experience
I like androgel: If you read the product inserts the best levels are with androgel. There are no head to head studies that are good.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Equally effective: Both are equally effective in supplementing testosterone in hypogonadal men and are approved by the fda for such. It's a matter of personal preference... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Depends . . .: The best way to increase your t w/o using AndroGel depends upon several factors, including cost, injections & future fertility. Least expensive is inj... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
15 years experience
Safer Med: Gel is safer compared to injection. But if you are looking for more effective one, it will be injection.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
There is a differenc: U are unlikely to have any problems as a result of your own testosterone, if it is within normal range. Low native testosterone can result in lack of... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
No: Not enough testosterone in the injectable solution. And also a different diluent to deliver the testosterone.
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