Androderm

What is Androderm?

Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is found in humans and other vertebrates. In humans and other mammals, testosterone is secreted primarily by the testicles of males and, to a lesser extent, the ovaries of females. Small amounts are also secreted by the adrenal glands. It is the principal male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid.

In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as the testis and prostate as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle, bone mass, and the growth of body hair. In addition, testosterone is essential for health and well-being as well as the prevention of osteoporosis.

On average, in adult males, levels of testosterone are about 7–8 times as great as in adult females. As the metabolic consumption of testosterone in males is greater, the daily production is about 20 times greater in men. Females are also more sensitive to the hormone. Testosterone is observed in most vertebrates. Fish make a slightly different form called 11-ketotestosterone. Its counterpart in insects is ecdysone. These ubiquitous steroids suggest that sex hormones have an ancient evolutionary history.

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Hi! I've just been prescribed ANDRODERM patches by my MD. I am a 51 year old post-menopausal woman. The purpose of the script is for weight loss....

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You can use it but in appropriate dosage.

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I take Coversyl 4 mg twice a day,Rosuvastatin Calcium 20 mg daily,Renedil 2.5 mg twice a day,Aricept 10 mg. every morning, Niaspan FCT 500 mg daily...

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Among your tablets Niaspan 500 and Aricept are known to cause nausea. I also notice that you have not been put on any antacids like a...

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My insurance has inflated the cost of my Androderm and I am loking for price effient alternatives. Is something like Androxy...

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Androderm is available as inexpensive generic.

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If cost is your main concern I think you may need to switch...

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