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Every four weeks. I injected myself this week with the first of 6 doses the doctor prescribed. Before I got the script, I wasn’t sure I was willing to pay $102 every four weeks.
How long have you been on it?
I'm not on it yet, but I can tell you anything longer then 1 injection per week is very unusual for test cyp. and I can only imagine you would feel a lot better then you currently do if you injected more often. Interested to see how it works out for you.
 

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I'm not on it yet, but I can tell you anything longer then 1 injection per week is very unusual for test cyp. and I can only imagine you would feel a lot better then you currently do if you injected more often. Interested to see how it works out for you.
My script is 200 mg/ml. Inject 2ml intramuscular every 4 weeks. After reading through this thread I was wondering about that frequency too.
It comes in two bottles so wonder if I could do 1ml every two weeks. I guess I should talk to the nurse.
 

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I'm not on it yet, but I can tell you anything longer then 1 injection per week is very unusual for test cyp. and I can only imagine you would feel a lot better then you currently do if you injected more often. Interested to see how it works out for you.

I do OK on 1 injection per week. 2 times a week is definitely better if you don’t mind injecting. I usually inject in my quads alternating legs with each injection.


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My script is 200 mg/ml. Inject 2ml intramuscular every 4 weeks. After reading through this thread I was wondering about that frequency too.
It comes in two bottles so wonder if I could do 1ml every two weeks. I guess I should talk to the nurse.
Yeah that's going to make your T levels fluctuate quite a bit. It peaks, then will start to drop, that's why it's better to do 1-2 per week at lower dosages. I'd speak to them. See the post right below yours as well.

They actually discuss frequency of injections quite a bit in the podcast episode I linked on the prev page.
 

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My script is 200 mg/ml. Inject 2ml intramuscular every 4 weeks. After reading through this thread I was wondering about that frequency too.
It comes in two bottles so wonder if I could do 1ml every two weeks. I guess I should talk to the nurse.
Yeah, that sounds like a huge roller coaster. I do 1ml every 14 days and that too is a bit of a roller coaster. I had my doc test me on day 3 and day 11 once for grins. Day 7 would be normal test day for me. Day 3 was 1100, day 11 was already back in the upper 300s. However Free T was still decent.
 

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I do OK on 1 injection per week. 2 times a week is definitely better if you don’t mind injecting. I usually inject in my quads alternating legs with each injection.


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What amount are those doses? I injected 2ml into my quad Sunday and it was unbelievably sore! The first two injections came from the nurse in my backside. It was really sore there too.
 
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Yeah, that sounds like a huge roller coaster. I do 1ml every 14 days and that too is a bit of a roller coaster. I had my doc test me on day 3 and day 11 once for grins. Day 7 would be normal test day for me. Day 3 was 1100, day 11 was already back in the upper 300s. However Free T was still decent.
What do you mean “day 7 would be normal test day”? Not 7 days after every shot, right?
 

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What amount are those doses? I injected 2ml into my quad Sunday and it was unbelievably sore! The first two injections came from the nurse in my backside. It was really sore there too.

If injecting 2 times per week it is .5 ml I have done 1ml at a time too. I use a 1.5” 25 gauge needle though and I think that helps with the soreness. It just takes a little longer to inject (maybe 30 seconds). It also seems like the closer I get to the front of the quad the more soreness I will have and closer to the middle the less, just have to be aware of the nerve in that area. Usually I inject about where the end of my middle finger is when my arms are at rest while standing if that makes sense.


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You know it's real bad when the first consulation the Dr says things like "You should've started TRT 6 years ago and "You have the symptoms of a 80 year old man when you're 25"

Scheduling lab work now, quite the process to this but easy and the guys are easy to talk to.


Edit-Most likely doing lab work friday, I will keep this updated as results come in for those following along.
 
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So i go to the pharmacy today to get my script (2 ml) for the month. Usually they text me when its ready, which shouldve been last thursday for a weekend shot for my 14 day cycle. Without the text, I totally forgot. Pharm tech says i didnt get notified because my insurance needs doctor recertification. I said can i just buy it out right since I'm overdue? She said " sure it will actually be cheaper that way, its $30 with your copay but only $10.93 if you buy it outright". Unbelievable. It took 2 yrs for them to tell me that. My bad for not asking, i guess.
 
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So i go to the pharmacy today to get my script (2 ml) for the month. Usually they text me when its ready, which shouldve been last thursday for a weekend shot for my 14 day cycle. Without the text, I totally forgot. Pharm tech says i didnt get notified because my insurance needs doctor recertification. I said can i just buy it out right since I'm overdue? She said " sure it will actually be cheaper that way, its $30 with your copay but only $10.93 if you buy it outright". Unbelievable. It took 2 yrs for them to tell me that. My bad for not asking, i guess.
Figures lol
 

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Just got my 6 month labs drawn today. Going to see if everything is still looking good. I have been on 200mg per week for a few years now. Seems to be the set spot for me. Should get labs back towards the end of the week.


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Just got my 6 month labs drawn today. Going to see if everything is still looking good. I have been on 200mg per week for a few years now. Seems to be the set spot for me. Should get labs back towards the end of the week.


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Let us know! I don't get to start on injections unfortunately, have to do 3 months of trying Clomid first.
 
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Is there anyone following along on TRT that uses only clomid/clomiphene for their treatment? If so, how is that working out for you?
 

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I doubt you'll get an answer on someone on clomid only, its not usually done.
 

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Is there anyone following along on TRT that uses only clomid/clomiphene for their treatment? If so, how is that working out for you?

I have friend who started that way. Waiting to get his bloodwork back. Doubt it made a difference based on what he’s relayed to me.
 
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That's kind of what I thought honestly. I'm waiting on labs currently but they really keep pushing to start on Clomid for 3 months, but I think I'm going to have to say I want to start with the injections or I'll go elsewhere.

I think it was mentioned before but without reading back through, is anyone having fertility issues while on injections long term? With or without hcg
 

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So i go to the pharmacy today to get my script (2 ml) for the month. Usually they text me when its ready, which shouldve been last thursday for a weekend shot for my 14 day cycle. Without the text, I totally forgot. Pharm tech says i didnt get notified because my insurance needs doctor recertification. I said can i just buy it out right since I'm overdue? She said " sure it will actually be cheaper that way, its $30 with your copay but only $10.93 if you buy it outright". Unbelievable. It took 2 yrs for them to tell me that. My bad for not asking, i guess.
I use GoodRx and get a 12 week supply for about $100. That's 12MLs. I only use about 3/4 ML most weeks so it lasts awhile longer.

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