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Testosterone Deficiency in Men: New Treatments for Andropause

Author(s):  Biundo Bruce, Shippen Eugene

Issue:  Nov/Dec 2000 - Compounding for Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  In this general discussion of andropause, the authors cover treatment methods for safely and effectively normalizing the level of testosterone, supplementing with “prohormones” and dosage forms for replacing testosterone (intramuscular injections; sublingual troches or lozenges; topical creams, gels or lotions and implantable testosterone pellets). Information regarding serum and saliva levels of testosterone and estradiol is also provided.

Related Keywords: andropause, male hormone, men's health, testosterone, testosterone deficiency, testosterone supplement

Related Categories: HRT

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