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What are the side effects of testosterone supplements?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Don't waste your $
There are no such things as testosterone supplements, at least none that are fda approved w/peer-reviewed data.
Worst, the manufacturers are not required to demonstrate safety (think contamination) or efficacy of their product while being allowed to make miraculous claims as long as they display the fda disclaimer. So what side effects are possible? Anything & everything. The sky's the limit!

In brief: Don't waste your $
There are no such things as testosterone supplements, at least none that are fda approved w/peer-reviewed data.
Worst, the manufacturers are not required to demonstrate safety (think contamination) or efficacy of their product while being allowed to make miraculous claims as long as they display the fda disclaimer. So what side effects are possible? Anything & everything. The sky's the limit!
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Ben Eggleston
By supplements, we are talking about "over the counter" pills and powders. Not prescription creams or injections.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Agreed. Thank you for the clarification, Dr. E! Prescription creams, patches, injections etc do have known side effects so we know what to expect. Big Pharma is prohibited from making unsubstantiated miraculous claims. Regardless, boosting testosterone & treating hypogonadism is not a DIY project. Get your physician onboard & involved to provide oversight.
In brief: Several
If you keep your levels normal and not really high you can minimize side effects.
Side effects can be elevated red cell counts, testicular atrophy and possibly pain, prostate growth among others for more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.

In brief: Several
If you keep your levels normal and not really high you can minimize side effects.
Side effects can be elevated red cell counts, testicular atrophy and possibly pain, prostate growth among others for more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
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