Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Search posts:

What is better? Testosterone Injections or Gels?

Posted Dec 18 2008 7:28pm 1 Comment
What is better? Testosterone Injections or Gels?
Nov 6, 2008
I am currently on testosterone enanthate, one injection every two weeks. Is there an actual advantage to using testim, the gel? I have all options available to me. Ed


Dear Ed:

If you are used to the injections, you may not feel the same "lift" by the gels. The injections cost around $80 a month compared to $1100 a month for Testim or Androgel. Some people argue that gels are better to keep your testosterone blood levels more constant and to avoid "peaks and valleys"

Some people love the daily gels. I am an injection guy since I do not want to deal with daily application.

Some people cannot reach adequate testosterone blood levels (0ver 500 nanograms per deciliter of total testosterone) while using Testim or Androgel since these two only contain 1% testosterone. It is unfortunate that most people and their doctors do not know that you can get better and more concentrated (5%) testosterone gels from compounding pharmacies at around $60 a month. Some of the cheapest ones are and

More info on or our book Built to Survive, available at

Comments (1)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first
What is better taking testoserone injections or gel? I'm on testoserone cypionate every two weeks, whould switching to the gel be better?
Post a comment
Write a comment:

Related Searches