Testosterone Replacement

What is Testosterone Replacement?

Testosterone replacement is used to treat low levels of testosterone in men or to stimulate puberty in cases where it is delayed. Testosterone deficiency can result in a number of symptoms including decreased sexual desire, tiredness, depression, decreased male characteristics, and brittle bones.

Methods for testosterone replacement include using patches, using injections, using gels, and taking medication. A common drug class used for testosterone replacement is the androgens drug class.

Savings Tips for Testosterone Replacement

  • Testosterone Nasal Spray: The Newest Thing in Testosterone Replacement

    October 14, 2014

    There is a new option for treating testosterone deficiency in adult men. I know, there are already gels, patches, injections and adhesive patches you stick on your gums (Striant) but apparently we need one more and . . . wait for it . . . it’s a nasal gel. Natesto is the first nasal testosterone gel approved in the United States for the treatment of male hypogonadism and testosterone deficiency. Natesto is a metered-dose pump applicator that places the gel into the nostrils. See More

  • 40+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2015

    August 20, 2014

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 40 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2015. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing over 40 drugs from their formularies at the end of 2014. This is in addition to the more than 50 drugs removed last year.

    What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

    Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

  • Is Testosterone Replacement Good or Bad?

    February 04, 2014

    The news flash many folks saw recently was that testosterone replacement caused a 35% increase risk of heart attack. Given results of this and another recent study, the FDA has stepped in to investigate. If you are a man on testosterone replacement do you need to worry?

    The FDA is currently evaluating the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in male patients taking FDA-approved testosterone products. The FDA stepped in because of two studies that suggested an increased risk of cardiovascular events among male patients prescribed testosterone therapy. See More

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Popular Testosterone Replacement Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Depo-Testosterone
(testosterone cypionate)
Androgens 100 See Prices
Androgel Androgens 420 See Prices
Testim
(testosterone)
Androgens 13 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Testosterone Replacement Drug Classes

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