25 mg testosterone troches taken 2 times per day. Ideal for patients who do not want to do injections or find creams to be a hassle.
Testosterone levels will peak in approximately 30 min and return within 6 hours. Oral dosing is required 2 times daily.
Advantages to oral troches:
- absorbed directly into the bloodstream and gets in & out the system quickly
- Bypasses the liver (First Pass Hepatic clearance)
- Allows for lower dosing with the same results due to dividing dose up throughout the day
Medication is placed between the cheek and gum and allowed to absorb. Do not drink, eat or brush for 30 min after.