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    Test Cyp: Why is this the prefered TRT ester

    Is everyone is on Cypionate , I was prescribed it as well, but went with Enanthate because I already had some on hand. My pharm never has Test E in stock. From my understanding they are virtually the same thing. Is there a reason Cyp is the preferred choice?

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    Availability. Cyp seems to be more available in the US, therefore prescribed more.

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    Nebido(test undecanoate)

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    Nebido's not prescribed in the U.S. yet. Hopefully one day.
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    Now my pharm says it's not available, making the switch to cyp. Will I notice anything making the switch to cypionate ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rustyjames View Post
    Now my pharm says it's not available, making the switch to cyp. Will I notice anything making the switch to cypionate?
    You will not notice the difference. They are basically used interchangeably.

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    it's just custom. apparently enanthate is more popular in european countries.

    it doesn't matter though. if someone says they can tell a difference I would figure they are wrong about other things as well lol...

    only thing you might tell a difference, however, is different oils and concentrations of preservatives (allergies). I have no idea if the enanthate and cypionate from major retailers in the US is significantly different.

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    oh and I have gotten t enanthate from CVS when cypionate was backordered, which seems to happen often. androgel at $200-300 a bottle, of course, never is lol.

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    thanks for the replies. Just wanted to know what I might expect different in the short term during the switch.

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    No real difference. Both have about the same active half-lives and peak serum test levels the same

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    Quote Originally Posted by HRTstudent View Post
    it's just custom. apparently enanthate is more popular in european countries.

    it doesn't matter though. if someone says they can tell a difference I would figure they are wrong about other things as well lol...

    only thing you might tell a difference, however, is different oils and concentrations of preservatives (allergies). I have no idea if the enanthate and cypionate from major retailers in the US is significantly different.
    it is possible with the different esthers, oils, and concentrations (200 vs 250 mg/ml), it is possible that one could experience some pip with one and not the other.

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