Androfil Gel

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Androfil Gel is a medicine used in the treatment of male hypogonadism caused due to low testosterone levels. It is only prescribed to men with known medical conditions. It helps in restoring the level of testosterone in the male body.

Androfil Gel is for external use only. It should be applied on arms and shoulder once a day, preferably at the same time every day. It should be used as your doctor's advice. You should use this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not use the gel too often and avoid applying it over genital's area. You must wear clothes, once application area get dried completely.

The most common side effects of this medicine include acne and application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness). If these bother you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.  Some side effects may mean you should stop taking this medicine shortness of breath, frequent or persistent erections, and low sperm count.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Your doctor might perform regular blood tests to keep track of testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Androfil Gel க்கான பயன்கள் (Uses of Androfil Gel in Tamil)

  • ஆண் பாலணுவாக்கம் குறைதல் (ஆண் ஹார்மோன் குறைபாடு)

Androfil Gel இன் பக்க விளைவுகள் (Side effects of Androfil Gel in Tamil)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Androfil

  • அதிகரித்த இரத்த சிவப்பணுக்கள்

Androfil Gel யை எப்படி உபயோகிப்பது (How to use Androfil Gel in Tamil)

உங்கள் மருத்துவர் அறிவுறுத்திய மருந்தளவு மற்றும் காலத்திற்கு இந்த மருந்தினைப் பயன்படுத்தவும். பயன்படுத்துவதற்கு முன்னால் வழிகாட்டுதல்களுக்காக முகப்புச்சீட்டினை சரிபார்க்கவும். பாதிக்கப்பட்டப் பகுதியில் அதைத் தடவவும் மற்றும் துப்புவதற்க அல்லது கழுவுவதற்கு முன்னால் அப்படியே இருக்க அனுமதிக்கவும்.

Androfil Gel எப்படி செயல்படுகிறது (How Androfil Gel works in Tamil)

Androfil Gel is similar to the natural male hormone, testosterone. It works by replenishing 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.

எச்சரிக்கைகள் (Safety Advice in Tamil)

மது
No interaction found/established
கர்ப்பகாலம்
எந்த தரவும் இல்லை. மருந்தை உட்கொள்வதற்கு முன் உங்கள் மருத்துவரை கலந்தாலோசிக்கவும்.
பால் புகட்டுதல்
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Androfil Gel தாய்ப்பாலூட்டும் போது அநேகமாக பாதுகாப்பானதாக இருக்கக்கூடும். குழந்தைக்கு குறிப்பிடத்தக்க இடரை மருந்து குறிக்கவில்லை என்று வரம்புமிக்க மருத்துவ தரவுகள் பரிந்துரைக்கின்றன.
ஓட்டுவது
No interaction found/established
சிறுநீரகம்
No interaction found/established
கல்லீரல்
No interaction found/established

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வல்லுநர் அறிவுரை

  • You have been prescribed Androfil 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 Androfil 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Androgens Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
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Q. What is Androfil Gel and what it is used for?

Androfil Gel contains a synthetic form of testosterone (a male sex hormone). It is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism (a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone).

Q. How and in what dose should I take Androfil Gel?

Apply this medicine, onto clean, dry intact skin (preferably over abdomen or shoulders) once a day at the same time each day. Rub the gel in gently with one finger until dry, and then cover the area with loose clothing (e.g. T-shirt, shorts, pants). After finishing, wash your hands with soap and water. The dose of this medicine is decided by your doctor and make sure to follow it.

Q. What are the few important things that I should know while taking this medicine?

This medicine, may be transferred from you to the other person from close skin to skin contact. It might result in increase the testosterone levels in the other person. The prolonged or repeated exposure may cause few side effects (excess hair growth, deep voice, menstrual irregularities in women). To prevent this, cover the application site with the loose clothing once the gel has dried and always wash your hands with soap and water after applying it.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Androfil Gel?

The most common side effect of using Androfil Gel is skin reactions at the site of application such as burning or prickling sensation, dryness, rash, redness or itchiness. The other common side effects are increased body hair growth, increase in breast size, swelling of hands and feet and increase in blood pressure. If any of these side effect bother you, please consult with your doctor.

Q. Can Androfil Gel be used for body building purpose?

No, Androfil Gel should not be used for increasing muscle mass and physical ability in healthy individuals, as this may cause harmful effects when used inappropriately. Also, in healthy individuals, if Androfil Gel is given externally, it may cause hormonal imbalance.

Q. Who should not take Androfil Gel?

Androfil Gel should not be given to men with breast cancer, prostate cancer and kidney disease. It should be avoided in patients who had or presently have liver cancer and in those who have increased levels of calcium in blood. It should not be used by females, children below 18 years, and elderly patients more than 65 years of age.

Q. Can Androfil Gel have any harmful effect if I am a diabetic?

Androfil Gel may decrease blood glucose levels, and therefore, the dose of antidiabetic medicines should be reduced. Consult your doctor for advice.

Q. Will there be a problem if I am taking warfarin and have started Androfil Gel?

You should get blood tests done more frequently for checking your bleeding time (time taken to stop bleeding) when you are taking warfarin along with Androfil Gel, especially when starting and stopping Androfil Gel. Talk to your doctor for advice.

Q. How long does it take for Androfil Gel to show its effects?

While some of the effects of Androfil Gel may start showing effects after 3 weeks, some may take longer. For example, effect on sexual interest appears after 3 weeks, while changes in erections/ejaculations may take up to 6 months.

Q. What are the major health risks associated with Androfil Gel therapy?

The major health risks associated with the use of Androfil Gel in men are heart attack, stroke, and prostatic carcinoma.

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