Testosterone Therapies

Urol Clin North Am. 2016 May;43(2):185-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2016.01.004. Epub 2016 Mar 18.


There are numerous testosterone formulations now available, and patients and clinicians should take into account the "4 Cs": cost, compliance, convenience, and concentration levels. Testosterone is a natural contraceptive and should not be used in men trying to achieve a pregnancy. All testosterone gels and solutions have an increased risk of transference, and there should be increased caution when in contact with children and pregnant women.

Keywords: Androgens; Formulations; Gels; Testosterone; Therapies.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Dosage Forms
  • Gels
  • Humans
  • Hypogonadism / drug therapy*
  • Male
  • Testosterone / administration & dosage
  • Testosterone / adverse effects
  • Testosterone / therapeutic use*


  • Dosage Forms
  • Gels
  • Testosterone