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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Androgel. Please consult your doctor.
Androgel is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful eff... View More
Androgel is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Androgel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Androgel is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor. Use of Androgel is not advisable i... View More
Androgel is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor. Use of Androgel is not advisable in... View More
Androgel is a medicine used in the treatment of male hypogonadism caused due to low testosterone levels. It is only prescribed to the men with known med... View More
Uses of Androgel
- Male hypogonadism
Side effects of Androgel
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Absence of menstrual periods
- Joint pain
- Back pain
How to use Androgel
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Androgel works
Androgel is similar to the natural male hormone, testosterone. It works by replenishing the deficient testosterone levels in adult men. Lack of testoste... View More
- You have been prescribed Androgel for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
- Your doctor will administer this injection into a muscle or skin.
- Your doctor may monitor you for 30 minutes after your shot to make sure you do not develop breathing problems or get a severe allergic reaction due to t... View More
- Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor red blood cells, liver function, testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels... View More
- Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatmen... View More
Hypogonadism, Testosterone replacement therapy
Applying the gel to skin of lower abdomen, inner thighs or shoulders and upper arms, usually once daily.
Topical Adult: Testosterone gels: 50 mg/day initially, applied topically to shoulders, upper arms, or abdomen (not to genitals) each morning; titrated ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Hypercalcaemia or hypercalciuria, males with breast or prostate carcinoma. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Testosterone is the principal endogenous androgen responsible for promoting the growth and development of male sexual organs and maintaining secondary s... View More
Cardiovascular disorders, skeletal metastases, renal or hepatic impairment, epilepsy, migraine, diabetes or other conditions which may be aggravated by ... View More
>10% Pruritus at application site (37%),Skin reactions at application site (16.1%),Blisters under skin (12%) 1-10% Erythema at application site (7%... View More
Enhance activities of ciclosporine, antidiabetics, thyroxine, anticoagulants. Long term use of testosterone may cause resistance to effects of neuromusc... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More