Is Fortesta the same as AndroGel?
Fortesta (testosterone) is a convenient topical form of testosterone hormone replacement, but it can be spread to another person if skin-to-skin contact occurs. Androgel (testosterone) is an effective medication for treating low testosterone levels. You put it on like a lotion, so it’s very easy to apply.
What is the difference between AndroGel and testosterone gel?
The only difference between these two gel medications is where on your body you’re supposed to put it. Axiron gel is applied in the armpits, while Androgel is applied to the upper arm, shoulders, or abdomen.
What is the generic name for AndroGel?
Teva’s generic of AndroGel® 1.62% [CIII]: Testosterone Gel, 1.62% CIII.
Which is better testim or AndroGel?
Androgel® showed the highest total weight loss (97%) whereas Testim® showed the least (84%).
Does fortesta cause weight gain?
swelling, rapid weight gain, shortness of breath during sleep; chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder; liver problems–nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
What is fortesta gel?
Fortesta gel is a prescription medicine that contains testosterone. Testosterone is a naturally occurring male hormone necessary for many processes in the body. Fortesta gel is used to treat conditions in men that result from a lack of natural testosterone.
How long does it take for fortesta to dry?
Allow the gel to dry on your skin before you cover it with clothing (eg, shorts, pants, t-shirt). Wait for at least 2 hours (for AndroGel® 1.62%, Fortesta®, and Vogelxo™) or 5 hours (for AndroGel® 1%) after applying this medicine before showering or swimming.
What are the side effects of fortesta?
Side effects of Fortesta include:
- skin reactions where the patch is worn (redness, itching, burning, or hardened skin),
- increased acne or hair growth, headache,
- changes in your sex drive,
- urinary problems or accidents,
- increased risk of prostate cancer,
- lower sperm count,
- swelling/enlarged/painful breasts,
What is fortesta used for?
FORTESTA is a prescription medicine that contains testosterone. FORTESTA is used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to certain medical conditions. Your healthcare provider will test your blood before you start taking and while you are taking FORTESTA.
Where do you apply fortesta?
FORTESTA should be applied to the front and inner part of your thighs only. Do not apply FORTESTA to any other parts of your body such as your stomach area (abdomen), penis, scrotum, shoulders or upper arms. Apply FORTESTA in the morning. If you shower or bathe, FORTESTA should be applied afterwards.