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Is there any medicine available with low testosterone?

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Is there an androgel or other drug for women with low testosterone since estratest is off the market?
Posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 1 hour later

Thanks for writing to us,

No, testosterone based formulations are available in market only for men. FDA(Food and Drug Administration ) had cancelled the use of testosterone based combinations in women for its side effects in most of the countries.

But, the use of low dose methyl testosterone a form of testosterone (in limited conditions) is allowed in post oophorectomy (ovaries removed) and under-active pituitary gland patients.

Contact your primary physician, if you are essentially in need of the testosterone supplement. He may help you out knowing your condition.

Hope, I was of help.


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