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Testosterone replacement is primarily utilized in patients with hypogonadism. I discuss testosterone pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions on this podcast episode.
Testosterone is a controlled substance because it is most often diverted for its potential to build muscle in athletes for competitive sports.
There is cardiovascular risks associated with the use of testosterone.
Testosterone can raise blood pressure and also raise cholesterol levels which may be a contributing factor to its potential to cause cardiovascular events.
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