Androgel

Androgel

testosterone

Manufacturer:

Besins International

Distributor:

DCH Auriga - Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Testosterone
Indications/Uses
Testosterone deficiency in men >18 yr.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply 5 g to clean, dry, healthy skin of the shoulders, arms or stomach once daily, preferably in the morning. Max: 10 g/day.
Contraindications
Prostate or breast cancer. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Special Precautions
Perform regular blood tests & exam of the prostate gland. Patient w/ high BP, heart, liver or kidney disease, migraine or epilepsy. Not for treatment of male sterility or impotence.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, hair loss, painful, tender or enlarged breasts, changes to prostate gland, diarrhea, dizziness, paresthesia, increased BP, mood changes, changes in laboratory tests (increased RBC, lipids), skin hypersensitivity & stinging.
Drug Interactions
Oral anticoagulants & corticosteroids.
ATC Classification
G03BA03 - testosterone ; Belongs to the class of 3-oxoandrosten (4) derivative androgens used in androgenic hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Androgel topical gel 50 mg
Packing/Price
5 g x 1's
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