Testosterone Topical Gel
At a Glance
- Simple, daily testosterone replacement
- No needles or in-office procedures required
- Must avoid skin-to-skin contact with women and children to avoid transfer
- Fast-acting TRT
- Prescription needed
Testosterone Topical Gel from menMD’s pharmacy partner is applied with an applicator that measures specific dosing, usually once a day, or as directed by your doctor.
Starts at $1.30 per 1mL
What to know about Testosterone Topical Gel
How it Works
The gel is rubbed into the skin on your upper arm or shoulder. As the gel dries, testosterone is absorbed through your skin. Gel application appears to cause fewer skin reactions than patches do.
Who is it for?
Men dealing with primary male hypogonadism and symptoms of low T are candidates for TRT. Low testosterone levels can be caused by testicular dysfunction and can be congenital or develop most commonly as a man ages.
Studies suggest that testosterone topical gels are a safe and effective treatment for men with hypogonadism.1
1. NIH National Library of Medicine, Safety and efficacy of testosterone gel in the treatment of male hypogonadism
Testosterone Topical Gel Side Effects
- Increased red blood cell count
- Male pattern balding
- Prostate issues
- Elevated estrogen level
- Increased risk of blood clots
Good to know
Choosing the type of testosterone therapy to use is a decision that should take several factors into account. Consideration should be given to the physician’s experience and preference, and also your preference.
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