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Why Testogel® 16.2 mg/g gel?

Why Testogel

Overview

Testogel® 16.2 mg/g gel is indicated in adults as testosterone therapy (TTh) for male hypogonadism when testosterone deficiency (TD) has been confirmed by clinical features and biochemical tests.1

Testogel bottle

The recommended daily dose is two actuations. The pump enables the prescriber to easily adjust the dose if required.*1

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Normal testosterone levels** were achieved at day 182 in 82.2% (139/169) of testosterone deficient men treated with an optimised dose vs. 28.6% of men receiving placebo in a randomised placebo-controlled trial involving 274 patients.1,2

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Well tolerated: 1–10% incidence of skin reactions.1

Please refer to the safety information for further details regarding undesirable side effects.

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Comprehensive online support for patients that aims to instil confident, regular use of treatment.

*Testosterone levels should be monitored at baseline and at regular intervals during treatment. Clinicians should adjust the dosage depending on the clinical or laboratory response in individual patients. **In this study, a normal range was defined as a serum total testosterone average concentration of 300–1000ng/dL (10.4–34.7 nmol/L).2

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    References

    1. Testogel® 16.2 mg/g gel – Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) – https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/8919/smpc. Accessed April 2021.
    2. Kaufman JM, Miller MG, Garwin JL, et al. Efficacy and safety study of 1.62% testosterone gel for the treatment of hypogonadal men. J Sex Med. 2011;8(7):2079–2089.
    3. Data on File (TES/2018/114).

    TES/2020/009. April 2021.

    Adverse event reporting

    Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. Adverse events should also be reported to Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd Drug Safety on 0203 862 0920 or Email: pharmacovigilance@besins-healthcare.com