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    larycel is offline New Member
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    Dosing differnces

    my doctor originally placed me on .5ml (100mg) of testosterone cypionate per week. After getting tired of the shots, I asked to be switched to the gel. He told me to take 4 pumps (40mg) per day. Now doing the math, 40mg x 7 days = 280mg of testosterone per week. Why such a difference in dosing between the cypionate (100mg / wk) and the gel (280mg / wk)? Is there some big difference in how they work? Thanks for the help.

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    The math doesn't apply here. You cannot compare dosages between different administration routes.

    Gel is poorly absorbed by the skin. It's estimated only about 10% passes through, and that's 100% test, unlike testosterone cypionate where the latter term stands for an ester attached to the molecule. That means test cyp isn't 100% test by weight.
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