10 things you need to know about testosterone prescribing
In April, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee announced new criteria for the prescription of testosterone on the PBS.
This is because there is a question mark over the safety and efficacy of testosterone treatment in older men.
Of recent concern is the possible risk of cardiovascular events, especially in those with underlying cardiovascular disease.
To help clear up the uncertainty around the changed criteria, here are 10 things you need to know about testosterone prescribing.
- GPs are no longer able to prescribe the drug