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In particular, no hepatic toxicities emerged during a 52-week phase 3 trial.
In fact, some data suggest treatment may reduce prostate cancer incidence and aggressiveness.
After 54 weeks of treatment with testosterone undecanoate, anemia prevalence decreased from 29.6% to 10%.
Study also identifies clinical characteristics associated with testosterone deficiency in this population.
73% of men in the testosterone group showed improvement in sexual arousal, interest, and drive.
Larger studies and long-term follow-up needed to determine possible risks of treatment.
Serum total and free testosterone declined in men on hemodialysis who received a 6-month course of the drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Increased odds of low testosterone with opioid exposure; increased odds with increasing age, comorbidities.
The study found no association with obesity, however, unlike previous studies.
A recent review found little evidence to support severe lower urinary tract symptoms as a contraindication to TRT.
A new study by University of Pennsylvania and Stanford researchers highlights a possible link between men who receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and the future onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Increased insulin sensitivity in men with type 2 diabetes and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
Signs and symptoms and testosterone levels, not the presence of disorders that cause low testosterone, should guide treatment decisions.
Most men prescribed testosterone have age-related hypogonadism, for which treatment is not FDA-approved
Use of testosterone gel for 3 years did not alter the rate of change in carotid intima-media thickness or coronary artery calcium.
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