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Unexplained anaemia

Tim wants a treatment that

will work for him…

…so he doesn’t have to

continue suffering with the

symptoms of TD.

Tim, aged 69

Tim - cancer treatment
treat me

Patient profile is fictional and for illustrative purposes only.

Treatment

Testosterone deficiency (TD) can have life changing consequences. Symptoms of TD are wide ranging and can include:1-4

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Poor cardiac health
  • Increased risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Fatigue
Testosterone therapy can resolve unexplained anaemia in men with TD.5

Data from a 12-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre study of elderly men with TD and anaemia indicated that testosterone replacement can resolve unexplained aneamia.5

Graph

Adapted from Roy CN, et al. 2017.

58.3%
54%

Watch this video to view a summary of The Anaemia trial.

A trial to test whether testosterone therapy would increase haemoglobin concentrations in men with low testosterone and unexplained anaemia.

Roy CN, et al.
02:21

Testogel® 16.2 mg/g gel may help raise haemoglobin levels and resolve unexplained anaemia

in your male patients with TD.5

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References

  1. Lunenfeld B, Mskhalaya G, Zitzmann M, et al. Recommendations on the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of hypogonadism in men. Aging Male. 2015;18(1):5–15.
  2. Khera M, Adaikan G, Buvat J, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of testosterone deficiency: recommendations from the fourth International Consultation for Sexual Medicine (ICSM 2015). J Sex Med. 2016;13(12):1787–1804.
  3. Zarotsky V, Huang MY, Carman W, et al. Systematic literature review of the risk factors, comorbidities, and consequences of hypogonadism in men. Andrology. 2014;(6):819–834.
  4. Zeller T, Schnabel RB, Appelbaum S, et al. Low testosterone levels are predictive for incident atrial fibrillation and ischaemic stroke in men, but protective in women – results from the FINRISK study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2018;25(11):1133–1139.
  5. Roy CN, Snyder PJ, Stephens-Shields AJ, et al. Association of testosterone levels with anemia in older men: a controlled clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(4):480–490.

TES/2020/009. April 2021.

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