Recent reports of the SOAR (Study of Androgen Replacement) trial demonstrated that oral testosterone therapy achieved recommend range of normal therapeutic testosterone levels in 88% of men studied.
Currently there are no FDA approved oral testosterone products because testosterone absorbed in the stomach would be converted to an inactive form by the liver. This is called the first pass effect. LPCN-1021 employs a novel lipid-like oral delivery technology that allows predictable effective dosing. There are many testoterone products available now but this drug would be unique because it is a pill.
Many patients have prostate sonograms, CT scans, or MRIs for various indications. Calcifications of the prostate is a common finding? What does this mean? Sometimes calcifications are in blood vessels or the prostate gland itself. This can be a sing of prostate cancer but most commonly it is just from prostate inflammation, infection or BPH or noncancerous growth of the prostate. Only your doctor can check for prostate cancer. A rectal exam and PSA test are important for men (usually over 40) tat are concerned about prostate cancer. “Stones” of the urinary tract can also be in the seminal vesicles – makes and stores sperm’s liquid lubricant (majority of the ejaculate) or the bladder, ureter or kidney.
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