Testosterone prescribing gets GP in trouble
A GP has been reprimanded for prescribing testosterone to help a man overcome feelings of physical inadequacy after he landed a job in a gym.
Tasmanian GP Dr Wojtek Majchrzak was targeted by regulators for supplying the drug when it was not medically indicated.
Dr Majchrzak said that he was attempting to help his patient who had experienced a prolonged period of unemployment, but had recently been offered a position as a body building assistant.
“The patient reported feeling embarrassed by his body form in contrast to some of his clients who he now instructed,