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When do you notice effect of androderm (testosterone) patch?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Days to weeks: All testosterone replacement products get into your system pretty quickly so you should start noticing something shortly. With that said, it also depends upon how low you were to start and how large a dose/patch you're given/taking. In other words, there's less noticeable change going from b+ to a- as compared to moving from d- or even f to an strong b grade. But that's also dose dependent.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

When would I notice effects of androderm (testosterone) patch?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Within several days: Most men should notice the effect (benefit) of Androderm (or any other testosterone supplement) within a few days of starting the regimen, assuming they're taking the right dose to achieve an adequate level. I usually recommend rechecking levels 4 weeks after starting. Of course, my goal is clinical response, not just a number, but lab guides me in keeping patients safe & preventing side effects.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Is the androderm (testosterone) patch bad for you?

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Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 28 years experience
Not if you need it: If you need it it's good for you. Ask your doctor about the gel if you're having problems. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.

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