Libido (Arousal 2) Cream, 30mL (w/ Testosterone - No Arginine)
Formula: Ergoloid Mesylate 0.5mg/Pentoxyfilline 50mg/Sildenafil Citrate 10mg/Testosterone 1mg/mL
Libido cream (also known as 'Arousal Cream') is a topical cream that can increase blood flow to the area when applied to the clitoris or external genitalia. This has been reported to improve sensitivity and rates of orgasm. This formula is comprised of six different medications and products; Sildenafil, Pentoxifylline, Ergoloid Mesylate, and Testosterone. Below is more information regarding each of these ingredients:
Sildenafil helps relax muscles with vasodilation effects on clitoral artery blood flow. Aminophylline is a bronchodilator which helps relax muscles in the lungs and chest to allow for greater airflow.
Ergoloid Mesylates are typically used to help improve cognitive function in aging individuals by stimulating neurotransmitter receptors and increasing blood flow to the brain.
Pentoxyfilline is a vasodilator which helps improve circulation and blood flow by decreasing thickness of the blood, which allows blood to flow more smoothly.
Testosterone is a sex hormone produced in smaller amounts in women (compared to men); helps maintain a woman's libido when included in this combination. All of these ingredients work synergistically, drawing upon the properties of each ingredient which can provide enhancement of female libido (sex drive) and sexual stimulation.
As stated above, this product contains Testosterone, which is a controlled substance. Patients are only eligible to order this formula if they are on a managed HRT program through Defy Medical, in which we closely monitor their blood work. This formula is also available WITHOUT Testosterone. Please see Related Products below for the different formulas offered from each of our pharmacies.
Apply 1/4 - 1/2 mL of cream onto clitoris and/or external genital 15-30 minutes prior to sex. Arousal Cream should be massaged gently into the area until it is completely absorbed. Duration of effect is 30 minutes to 2 hours and reapplication may occur as needed.
Topical Hormones: Gels and Creams
Topical hormones come in a variety of dispensing devices. The most common devices include a pump, large syringe, Topi-Click, and single dose packets. When dispensing your hormone gel/cream it is important to understand how much you are supposed to apply.
Here is a breakdown of how standard dispensing devices measure:
Pump: 4 pumps = 1 ml
Topi-Click: 4 clicks = 1 ml
Syringe: Syringes are typically measured in increments so you can measure the amount you dispense by pushing the plunger 1ml. Syringes designed to dispense topical hormones do not require a needle, the cream is dispensed through a nipple at the bottom of the syringe. The syringe plunger is pushed down to dispense the cream in measured doses. Syringes typically have lines marking 1ml measurements and come in various sizes to accommodate dosage amounts. If you need assistance reading the measurements on the syringe contact Defy Medical.
How to convert your hormone strength from % to milligrams.
Sometimes pharmacists prefer to note the strength of the hormone cream in percentages rather than milligrams (mg). For example, it may be written on the label: Testosterone 10% gel 30ML. This is simply a different way of writing the strength. Here is how it works:
To convert the % into milligrams simply move the decimal to the right one time.
5% = 50 mg
10% = 100 mg
20% = 200 mg
Using testosterone 10% gel 30 ML as an example, we can interpret this to mean “testosterone 100 milligrams (mg) per milliliter (ml). There are 30 ml in the order which means you have thirty 100 mg doses. If you are prescribed to “apply ½ ml every day” this means you are applying 50 mg and your 30 ml supply will last 60 days. Remember, the cream is 100 mg per ml and you are applying ½ ml (50 mg). Contact Defy Medical staff if you need clarification on your dosage instructions.
Store your topical hormones at room temperature. Keep in the original closed container in a dark, cool, and dry place away from children. Discard unneeded medicine.
Be sure to follow the dosage prescribed by your doctor located on the medication label.