Ferring Pharmaceuticals has seen a positive outcome in the European Decentralised Procedure (DCP) for Testavan (transdermal testosterone gel 2%), a testosterone replacement therapy for adult male hypogonadism
, the private company announced on Thursday.
GUANGZHOU, China, December 22, 2016 -- Male hypogonadism
is a condition that diminishes testosterone levels in approximately 30 percent of older men, but available therapies can produce serious side effects.
Hormonal therapies for breast, uterine and prostate cancer, male hypogonadism
as well as endometriosis are also under development.
is caused by a failure of the testes to produce physiological levels of testosterone, sperm, or both, because of disruption of one or more levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis1.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Male Hypogonadism
and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
USPRwire, Fri May 03 2013] Male Hypogonadism
Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013
Nearly all were obese or overweight, as is typical in male hypogonadism
Michael Zitzmann of the University of Munster, Germany, presented a series of 334 patients with male hypogonadism
treated for up to 15 years with intramuscular testosterone undecanoate.
25p after the speciality pharmaceutical company said that it has gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for Fortesta (testosterone) Gel, indicated for the treatment of male hypogonadism
Explaining the process, known as male hypogonadism
, urologist Dr Robert Brannigan of Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital said: "This is a highly prevalent disorder.
Menopause in men, medically known as male hypogonadism
, causes symptoms of fatigue, mood swings, decreased desire for sex, hair loss, lack of concentration and weight gain.
represents an altered testicular function with infertility and decreased testosterone production.