Testosterone gel increases sexual activity, bone density

April 1, 2003

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., introduces Testim testosterone topicalgel to supplement low levels of testosterone in men with hypogonadism. Duringclinical trials, patients reported a 59% increase in sexual activity anda 78% increase in days with a spontaneous erection over a 90-day period,according to the company. Initial analysis of long-term data suggests thatthe gel also improves bone mineral density.