But patches can cause skin rashes and may have to be applied more than once a day.. Gels. Had high hopes. stop it.) I'm interested to see what others have to say about splitting. And you're dropping back to 100mg twice a week? After reviewing many posts. Although science says twice a week is better so I stick close to that. 100mg/wk is the “standard” starting dosage. Does TRT - Testosterone Replacement Therapy Give You An Advantage in the Gym? If FT, or Bio-T is not steady, anastrozole dose is not well matched and then E2 is not managed well. To remedy this, many men split their dosage in half and inject twice a week instead of once a week. 19 were given testosterone injections once per week Sunday morning at 8am and Wednesday night at 8pm. So I did the one a week for first three months. What the hell is up with this? I'm currently on 100mg once a week injection. Just to make point, if shot of 500 mgs was given (we won’t take into account the huge spike in E), T level might be 2000 (once again, this # not important). Doing so keeps your blood levels of testosterone fairly stable. I know the school of thought is split into two doses (50 mgs, 2xs/week) in order to lessen peaks & valleys. Any personal experience would be great. The once weekly or gasp once every two weeks is bullshit. I inject 100mg test cyp every 4 days. Hi, I just got my most recent labs. Use your other one after we deal with this narrow question. I told him I was taking 200mg of test a week. When using anastrozole to manage E2 levels to get near E2=22pg/ml, which works well for almost all guys, the competitive drug needs to match FT levels. Test Cyp 100 mgs/per week. So that means 50mg twice a week, for a total of 100mg/wk. My question is for anyone who takes a similar amount do you feel better splitting it into two doses over a week? In my experience, fluctuating hormone levels lead to more side effects than stable levels and a couple extra days between pins always leads to more sides for me. he asked how I was doing my TRT and I told him I was self medicating. This involves eight weeks of twice-a-week subcutaneous injections, typically done at home. In 2014 my levels were 16.5 and in 2016 that dramatically reduced to a score of 10.4. Each 100mg shot of Cypionate yields approximately 70 mg of actual testosterone once the ester is … Is this just trt? Towards the last month, I started noting I was a bit more sluggish later in the week. Doc doesn't seem to very knowledgeable in trt so I'm switching to an endocrinologist but not takes some time. My doctor prescribed me Testo gel which I rub on every morning and have done so for the last 6 weeks. 100mg of cyp per week. After celebrating my first anniversary of TRT in August 2015, I feel like I finally have the proper perspective to share with others. My main reason is to keep my T levels as consistent as possible and to lessen the chances of increase estrogen where I might have to add other medicines to counter. Some would notice some changes in a week or so, others might not be aware of changes. How you feel is the real marker (given that all your other numbers from blood work are normal range) and that your not exhibiting any bad effects. These are easy to apply. Too many highs and lows, so switched to 100mg once per week. At least that is how it plays out most of the time. I discussed with my Clinic and they concurred. T Replacement. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. You rub gels into the skin daily. Blood was drawn on a Tuesday shortly before I was due for my next injection. Much smoother and more even energy, mood, sex drive, etc. You do 2 injections per week, once on Monday, once on Thursday. I started out TRT doing 200mg every 2 weeks. I know the school of thought is split into two doses (50 mgs, 2xs/week) in order to lessen peaks & valleys. But improved E2 management probably biggest effect. Thanks for your concise reply. I read somewhere that dropping it to twice a week would help with E2 and or up and down feeling. Maybe take clomid and HCG after the T clears. Please do not split your case with multiple topics/treads. Ask your doctor about doing injections once or twice per week. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I've been taking 200 a week for a year and a half. Huh? The second way to use HCG is to blast it at higher dosages in shorter intervals, and blast it every so often if you're on TRT. Although science says twice a week is better so I stick close to that. The ONLY possible way to come up with a post injection spike of any kind (once on TRT for a while) would be shrinkage, or cyp entering general circulation on a larger scale due to leakage from the depot into surrounding tissue. I never took an anti estrogen before, Is this a safe drug? I started at once a week, then went to twice a week for about 5 months. I inject 1 ml testosterone cypionate every two weeks. I recently started eod and I like that better. Dose was too low, so got it upped to 160mg per week and started splitting the injection in half (80mg) twice a week. Been feeling good...some days maybe better than others. I feel like you could PCT and get out. Fell worse now than I did before I started. I realize everyone is different & a lot of variable such as how high E is. Peaks of T are followed by peaks in E2 and as T levels drop in a cesspool of estrogens you feel like shit. Answers (1) BO. Almost all of the potential side effects of TRT therapy are … I moved to twice a week. After 50 mg injection, T levels would obviously be lower. Don't know if I'd enjoy poking my self every day, but haven't ruled it out in the future. Fortunately my clinic doesn’t believe that a “set” T number is perfect for every person. My Dr also approved to double my dose. Going up and going down all the time messes with you a bit. Some people even do twice weekly shots because it peaks 2–3 days after the shot then goes down. Earlier this year I was on about 200mg of Test. A lot of guys will hit a 5,000 iu vial in a 2 week period once every 10-12 weeks during testosterone replacement therapy (1250 iu 2x/week for 2 weeks). It's obviously more of a pain and costs more, but... New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. I just got my Dr. to up my dose of trt to 400mg a week of test cyp and had him add 200mg a week deca, hcg at 100 units split twice a week and anastrozole. Dose was too low, so got it upped to 160mg per week and started splitting the injection in half (80mg) twice a week. Typically you would be running test e or c at 500mg/week on cycle and pinning twice a week, say Monday and Thursday (times wont matter much) will help keep your blood levels more stable than if you did one injection of 500/wk. When some are injecting 250iu hCG SC/SQ EOD, they then do T and anastrozole on an EOD basis to keep routine simplified. Although injecting twice per week makes the most sense on paper, I'm wondering if anybody here can testify that he actually felt better when injecting once per week (or perhaps once every two weeks)? That’s my backup exit strategy anyway. T believe that a “ set ” T number is perfect for person! 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