Overview

Uses of Androgel Gel
Androgel 5gm Gel is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism.
Androgel Gel side effects
Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
How to use Androgel Gel
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Androgel Gel works
Androgel 5gm Gel is similar to the natural male hormone, testosterone. It works by replacing the deficient testosterone levels in adult men. Lack of testosterone may cause various health problems including impotence, infertility, low sex drive, tiredness, depressive mood and bone loss.
Androgel Gel related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
Androgel 5gm Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Androgel Gel?
If you miss a dose of Androgel 5gm Gel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Androgel 5gm Gel for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
  • It should be applied once a day, preferably in the morning.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, healthy, unbroken skin over the shoulders or upper arms.
  • Cover the application area after it's dry, otherwise it can rub off on people.
  • Do not apply the gel to the genitals as this may cause irritation.
  • Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor red blood cells, liver function, testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels while taking Androgel 5gm Gel.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatment with this medicine.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st May 2018.
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MRP
90
5 gm in 1 tube
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