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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Testim TD.

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Condition: Other
3/17/2013 1:15:56 PM

Reviewer: Wiped-out, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started Testim 1% gel after a short period of time developed pain in my neck, shoulder, elbow and knee joints also muscle pain in my forearms and calves so severe I had to stop using testim. The pain has not gone away, now I have two problems Low "T" and the pain from the medication. Does anyone have an answer for me?

Condition: Other
2/23/2013 2:20:55 PM

Reviewer: cadtech, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Experienced bad headache after first use, plus the smell was terrible! Decided to cut amount of gel to 1/3 the dose and applied it to the bottom of my feet while wearing disposable gloves. Gradually increased the amount every couple days and within two weeks was applying the prescribed amount with no headache or only having the smell bother me when applying. At about 3 weeks the effects of the tre ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/8/2012 12:04:49 AM

Reviewer: Guinea Pig, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Increased ability to get into shape. Increased libido for short period until the natural testosterone production gets turned off by the drug replacement testosterone. If you look at the drug company charts, you can expect a testosterone decline after the initial boost. Hate fighting with the tube during sticky application. Hate the smell and smelly shirts. Concerned about risks to wife as tshir ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/27/2012 6:40:49 PM

Reviewer: Eric, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
When I first read these reviews I was nervous but just like everything else it effects everyone different. I am 41 yrs old and have been on this medicine for about 2 months. I was put on this because of a low testosterone count. My levels had adjusted very slightly so far but if you read different articles it is different for everyone. By the way it does leave a musky scent so be aware of this for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/22/2012 11:16:54 AM

Reviewer: rberrysr, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This drug is dangerous, because it makes me drowsy. I applied it in the morning, and nod off during conversations. I have mild sleep apnea and it makes sleeping much more dificult. I took a 100 mg (two tubes daily) of this treatment for 45 days. I stopped and immediately felt and slept better, and eliminated the drowseyness problem the next day. The medicine at this dosage is effective, but don ... Show Full Comment

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