In the end, whichever steroid tablets you choose to use it all boils down to safety and safety first. Like all anabolic steroids there is a potential for negative side-effects and oral steroids make no exception. Most all oral steroids can have a toxic effect on the liver and for this reason you need to keep your duration of use at a responsible level; months on end is not advisable. However, if one uses responsibly the toxic effect they can have will not only be very mild but will in most cases be reversed once use is discontinued; the liver has remarkable healing capabilities. Many may find it interesting that while there is a toxic effect these orals can have, regular alcohol consumption is far more toxic and taxing on the liver; food for thought.
Androgel is a gel containing testosterone. It is administered through the skin for treatment of low testosterone levels. It belongs to a class of drugs called androgens. Other testosterone replacement products include Androderm , Axiron , Testim, and Fortesta. Testosterone is the major male sex hormone responsible for the normal growth and development of the male sex organs and secondary sex characteristics. These effects include development of the prostate, penis, and scrotum; distribution of facial, pubic, chest and axillary hair; development of a deep voice and alterations in muscle mass and fat distribution. Low production of testosterone leads to erectile dysfunction , reduced sexual desire, fatigue and loss of energy, depression , regression of secondary sexual characteristics, and weakening of bones ( osteoporosis ). Androgel and other testosterone replacement products supplement or replace natural production of testosterone and reverse symptoms of low testosterone levels. The FDA approved Androgel in February 2000.
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