Testosterone Replacement Savings Tips

Savings Tips for Testosterone Replacement

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  • Testosterone Replacement: Options for Treatment Have Gotten Better

    January 15, 2018

    The first thing to understand about testosterone replacement is that oral testosterone (pills taken by mouth) doesn’t really work because it is broken down so quickly by the liver. The solution to this problem involves patches, gels, shots, and even nasal sprays. Here are your options, with some new players in the game.

    Testosterone patches

    Androderm patches are meant to be worn on the arm or torso. See More

  • Generic Androgel (Testosterone) Is Available Sooner Than Expected!

    January 07, 2015

    NOTE: We apologize for the inconvenience. The Androgel generic is available in pharmacies, but it’s so new we don’t have coupon prices available – yet! Watch for an update in the next few days.

    Great news for anyone using Androgel testosterone replacement! Androgel 1% has gone generic ahead of schedule, and the 1% gel pump and packets are now available.

    What is Androgel prescribed for?
    Androgel 1% (testosterone) is indicated for the replacement of testosterone in adult males due to a deficiency or absence of the male hormone. See More

  • 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

  • 50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

    October 29, 2013

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

    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

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