Treats low testosterone.
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This testosterone gel is a convenient topical form of hormone replacement that's less likely to rub off on other people you come into contact with, but it's not available as a generic yet.
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- You apply it to your thighs like a lotion.
- Putting testosterone gel on your thights makes it less likely you'll transfer the medication to other people around you, compared to some other kinds of topical testosterone.
- Not available in generic form, so it can be more expensive.
- You have to wait at least 2 hours after applying testosterone gel before you can swim or bathe, otherwise your body won't absorb the full amount of the medication.
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Side effect rates for Fortesta (Testosterone Gel)
149 From clinical trials of Fortesta / Testosterone replacement
- Skin reaction
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