Androgens (Testosterone)

Androgens, such as testosterone, are male sex hormones that produce male sexual characteristics; androgens are also present at low levels in women. These hormones are important to the healthy functioning of many parts of the body.

Androgens are used to treat men whose hormone levels have decreased.

Current as of: July 28, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Alan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology