testosterone - transdermal, Androderm
GENERIC NAME: TESTOSTERONE - TRANSDERMAL (tess-TOSS-ter-own)
BRAND NAME(S): Androderm
USES: This medicated patch contains testosterone. It is used for hormone replacement in men who are not able to produce enough testosterone (e.g., hypogonadism). This medication is absorbed through the skin, enters your bloodstream, and helps your body reach normal testosterone levels.Testosterone helps the body to produce sperm and to develop and maintain the male sexual characteristics (masculinity), such as a deep voice and body hair. It also helps to maintain muscle and prevent bone loss, and is necessary for natural sexual ability/desire.This drug should not be used by women.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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