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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Testopel Impl.

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Condition: Other
9/16/2014 9:50:00 PM

Reviewer: Neil, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
10 pellets every four months, work fantastic until the last 2 weeks where I get a significant drop to the point where I feel sluggish very lethargic until about 3 days after implant, try to keep my levels up until implant with andro gel every other day but just doesn't work, for me, like Testopel, I had mumps when I was a child, this really helps with my mood swings too.

Condition: Other
7/14/2014 10:56:42 PM

Reviewer: testo-ouch, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have a love-hate relationship with Testopel. I feel great for 3-4 months, and forget about low T. Then it plummets for about a week or two until the next implant. After the implant I am sore for a week, and one time I had an infection. I think I'm switching to injections. My upper butt cheek hurts and I'm sick of it.

Condition: Other
6/25/2014 8:25:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The insertion was nothing. The doc did a good job. Healing was without consequence. The first month, I though I was on a placebo, and I could feel myself falling as the Testim left my system and was not replaced. The second month was excellent. I was running half marathons. The third month has been a steady decline, and it's the change that I feel. Running is not much of an option now. If this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/26/2014 11:26:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had the 1st implant with 12 pellets done on 3/20/14. before procedure asked about side effects or any other issues I needed be aware of? He replied the main goal is trying to bring up the T-levels. I felt I was giving a sells pitch. He is from a largest Urology group here in S. TX and he is the only one doing this. The main reason I went for this procedure was to avoid missing to give myself the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/17/2014 11:47:44 AM

Reviewer: Sam, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 62 and have been using Testopel pellets for about 18 months. I felt really bad all of the time and was told I had fibromyalgia. My urologist had me do a questionaire, after which, he checked my T level. I was at about 230. I opted for the inplants. They have been great! However, they only last about 90 days, for me. But my insurance will cover 4 treatments per year, so it works out. I ... Show Full Comment

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