AndroGel 1.62 User Reviews

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AndroGel 1.62 User Reviews

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Comment from: Ronsteele6, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: November 21

I suffered through several weeks of no energy, upper body heat flashes, face would turn red. After several tests the doctor prescribed the AndroGel packets. After just two applications I made it through a full day without the ailments I had for at least 2 weeks.

Comment from: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months - 1 year (Patient) Published: September 02

I used the gel and loved it, never felt better.. I was no longer tired, my moods increased and sex drive was through the roof. I went off of it because a lapse of insurance and all symptoms have returned, insurance is fixed and have already made a appointment to get started back on, cant wait.....I did not know how bad I felt until I realized how great this stuff made me feel!!!

Comment from: cactus, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1-6 months (Patient) Published: February 21

I am 65 and due to a very low level of energy, I had my T level checked and it was very low, 126. At the end of December, 2010, I started four pumps daily, 5 g. I had a very significant increase in energy within 10 days and the energy continued to increase until about the beginning of February, 2011. I see my MD next week and think the dosage needs to be increased. I am now very doubtful about the effectiveness of this medication and my level of satisfaction has definitely decreased. It is certainly easy to use and I am wondering if any older guys, like me, have had an increase in energy for about a month or so and then had a sharp drop in energy after that time.

Comment from: JJ, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1-2 years (Patient) Published: November 23

I have been on androgel for one year now and have seen a significant improvement in attitude, energy and libido. I don't know how long I have to stay on it but don't want to quit using it yet. also, I have a lot of body hair and have had significant body hair growth since taking Androgel. I am not pleased with the extra body hair growth. Wondering if that has happened to anyone else?

Comment from: mike, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1-2 years (Patient) Published: November 10

Been using androgel for about 18 months now. Started in May 2009 with four pumps a day and felt great and my erections were firm and sex was great. But over time my T levels started dropping, so In Dec. 2009 I was moved up to 5 pumps. In August 2010, almost like a light switch went off my sex drive nosedived and lost interest in sex, masturbation and the whole nine yards. In Oct. I had my physical and found that my T level had dropped to 284 which is low. I'm 52, workout four days a week in great shape. My urologist moved me to 8 pumps a day since Oct. 23 and to date still don't feel any different and there is no sex drive. Still no erections or the ability to maintain one. Any thoughts on this. It has been 18 days since i went to 8 pumps.

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Comment from: waterman, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1-6 months (Patient) Published: June 04

63 yr old athletick male diagnosed with hypogonadism,i.e. weight and strength loss, low libido, depression, fatigue. After 6 mos, everything back to normal, strength gains verified by weightlifting are 20-30%. Only side effect has been significant hair growth in odd and frequently comical (to my wife, at least) ways.

Comment from: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: October 13

After 8 years of taking Viagra, suddenly I kept losing my erection. Thought I would die! Moods were very changeable but mostly negative. No energy. Could not get much arousal from my very sexy partner of 17 years. Found out low T 297. Within 2 weeks, horney as hell!, and love making and sustained erections back to level of 20 years ago! 1, 2 punch in combo with Viagra. Love it! Thanks for the prescription, Doc!

Comment from: great for him, 45-54 on Treatment for 1-6 months Published: October 09

I might be the first wife to comment on this product. He is happy, lost weight, gained muscle etc. But sex drive is 0. When he has alittle desire, it doesn't stay for more than 3-5 minutes.

Comment from: N/A, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: February 10

I haven't been taking the med. long enough to say, However the side effects may be a problem, I started taking the med in the a.m. and in the p.m. had severe leg pain. I went to the ER having to be carried(could not walk) told ER doc about starting the med however he diagnosed a sciatic nerve. I have had severe pain in the calf area since. And trouble urinating now am being treated for urinary tract infection. Could this be a connection to the med.? Please help can't take the pain any longer. Is there another med. I could take for my problem? I have no energy nor sex life. I had my prostrate removed in Oct.2007. Very early detection of cancer found when I went to the urologists for low testosterone Please Help!!!

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