PBS to restrict GP testosterone prescribing

GPs will no longer be able to prescribe testosterone without the input of a specialist, under new changes to the PBS guidelines, Australian Doctor can reveal.

The imminent restrictions to accessing testosterone on the PBS mean the treatment can only be initiated by a specialist endocrinologist, urologist, member of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, or in consultation with one of these specialists.

The prescribing revamp was revealed at Australian Doctor&