Advice

following a full submission:

testosterone (Testogel) replacement therapy for adult male hypogonadism is accepted for restricted use within NHSScotland.

It offers an alternative to testosterone patches for those patients requiring a transdermal delivery system. Testosterone gel is at least as effective as testosterone patches and costs less, so is a cost effective transdermal treatment for this condition.  

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Medicine details

Medicine name:
testosterone (Testogel)
SMC ID:
83/03
Indication:
for the treatment of testosterone replacement therapy
Pharmaceutical company
Schering Health Care Ltd
BNF chapter
Endocrine system
Submission type
Full
Status
Restricted
Date advice published:
04 November 2003