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Androgel 1.62, No Injections


#1

Hi,
Well, my regular doc doesn't want to do injections and he'll only give me Androgel 1.62. He does not want to give cypionate whatsoever. I made the argument about the price ($350 vs $$60) and complained to the insurance company and they said they'll cover it so I'm stuck.

Is this good or should I shop around and keep looking for another doc? How do I even dose this thing? It's a pump.

I was reading that I should take 2 pumps and apply them to my shoulders. The doc said to see him in 2 months. He didn't give me any dosing instructions.

Here are my labs:
This is from April of this year:
LH = 4.1 Ref (1.5-9.3 mIU/mL)
FSH = 3.9 Ref (1.6-8.0 mIU/mL)
Prolactin = 11.6 Ref (2.0-18.0 ng/mL)
Estradiol = 23 Ref (< or = 39pg/mL)
Testosterone , Total, Males = 290 Ref (241-827 ng/dL)

These are labs from a month later:
Testosterone, Total, 277 Ref 300-1000
Testosterone, Free, 59.8 REF 90-244pg/mL
SHBG 27 REF 13-71nmol/L

How should I do this? I told him that I have a daughter and wife and didn't want them growing beards and he said that as long as I shower early in the morning, apply it and place a t-shirt on after it dries, I shouldn't have a problem.

Basically, if I want injections, I'll have to find a new doc. I've read alot of complaints about Androgel. Should I even fill the prescription and give it a try or just find another doc?

Thanks


#2

Each Androgel pump is a dose of 20.25 mg of T, so 2 pumps = 40.5 mg. I was on Androgel before, and it didn’t do anything for me.

I’d say go ahead and fill the prescription and get a month’s supply, and search for another doc in the meantime.


#3

Don’t fill rx and search for new dr - injection much more reliable


#4

The insurance Pay’s that’s the ticket?? Some men can take 3 or 4 pump’s 3xper day that’s 1 container a week… Due you get my drift… Andro gel has a market.You can safely order injectable test enanthate over the net,also stockpile the angrogel 1.62 it’s worth Money (Street Value) Remember this is just hypostatical LoL seeya john