AndroGel

Active Ingredient(s): Testosterone
FDA Approved: * February 28, 2000
Pharm Company: * UNIMED PHARMS
Category: Men's Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



AndroGel Overview

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid. In male humans, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as testes and prostate, as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle and bone mass, and the growth of body hair.[2] In addition, testosterone is involved in health and well-being,[3] and the prevention of osteoporosis.[4] Insufficient levels of ...

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Androgel and Stroke?

My doctor prescribed Androgel 1% and, after 6 doses, I had an ischemic stroke. I guess I should get a good lawyer. ## Has it been definitively tied to the Androgel? That's the only way you'd have a leg to stand on in court, if your doctors are saying that it caused the event. Learn more Androgel details here. How severe was it? Are you doing any better? ## If you had a stoke after 6 apply i would say you would have had one anyways its not even in system after six times used so good luck lol

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getting the most of my testosterone/andro gel

I am on the androgel 1.62.I take for today which is about 81 milligrams a day. I've been on it for 4 months now and have started noticing a difference in muscle tone and it has made me want to start working out to maximize any possible gains does anyone have any advice on getting the most of absorbing the Andro gel. or anything I can do to help facilitate more growth and definition or even applying to different areas any information would be nice Thanks ## @greens, As someone who enjoys working out and training, my opinion for facilitating more growth and definition is to maintain a stricter diet. What works for me may not work the same for others, but what I typically do is set up macronutrient ratios for each meal (eating 5-6 times a day). I'm 6'2 and about 190 lbs; and fo...

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How long does Androgel side effects last?

Hi, my husband (age 33) just found out he has very low T levels across the board, his main T level was 152. He was started on Androgel 20.25 mgs 3 days ago so can't tell you how effective it's been on his levels yet but his side effects are kicking his butt at work. Nausea, vomiting, and headaches in waves throughout the day. Can anyone who's been on this give me an idea how long the hard core side effects will last? hopefully they taper off soon, poor guy :( ## It could take about 4 to 5 weeks for things to improve. How is he feeling, now? Has there been any change? The FDA lists other side effects as possibly including dizziness, weight changes, and mood swings. Is he on any other medications? ## Are you sure it’s the andro? Is he on any other meds? Ask the doctor bu...

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How long is Androgel active on clothing?

I had someone massage my shoulders, then when I put my coat back on she gave me a hug. My question: Could any Androgel on her hands have transferred to the coat? I took the coat outdoors in 90 degree weather to inactivate any remnants. Then I took the coat outdoors in frigid weather to also inactivate it. I have been afraid to wear the coat because I don't want to expose anyone. Am I worrying for nothing. This incident took place almost two years ago, Would that time alone inactivate the Androgel? Please advise. ## Yes, after 2 years, you are most likely worrying over nothing. Even the FDA warnings only apply to immediately active transfer, as in within an hour, or two. They warn that women exposed to it could experience issues if they become pregnant, soon after exposure. It should...

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End of bottle effectiveness?

OK. Kind of a weird question but has anyone noticed their androgel losing effectiveness toward the end of the bottle? I know I'm not imagining things. I'll start to feel droopy and my muscles hurt. I'll mention it to my wife and the first thing she'll ask is - are you at the bottom of the bottle again - and sure enough I am. Was really hurting this week - switched to a full bottle and feel better already. Thoughts? Your experience? ## Hello, Tooslowjoe! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you've had. Liquids, gels and ointments do tend to degrade much faster than other forms of medications, but I'm not finding any other reports of this issue. I know they usually say that shaking it or anything isn't necessary, but perhaps from now on try gently ...

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Tongue swelled a little

It swelled but went away. Will this get better or worse. Should I have a major concern ## Hello, Dave! How are you? Yes, you should be concerned. There is a chance that might be due to an allergic reaction and, if that is the case, they tend to worsen with repeated exposure to medication that caused it, according to the NIH. Thus, it would be best to consult your doctor to have this checked out. Letting it get worse could result in swelling that prevents you from breathing. Has there been any change?

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Working out Muscle gain

I am taking Androgel and it is not working as expected. So the Dr wants to put me the Testopil injection. Nevertheless, whether on an external source or internal, is there a good work regiment anyone can suggest while using this stuff? I am 53 and my level recording was 26, way too low. I weigh 225 at 6 foot, well out of shape but want or need to be around 180. So I am feeling this sense of ambition to improve my health and well being now that I am taking some sort of testosterone. Any suggestions will be helpful! Thanks!

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Androgel and Avodart

I m 70 . I take Androgel 2.5 for low testosterone and libido . Now my urologist prescribed Avodart for some enlarged prostate My question is :can I combine both medications without risk ? Thanks a lot ## Hello, Crecy! How are you? I didn't find any problems or interactions listed, but it's always best to double check such information to be sure. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including decreased libido, cough and nausea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## i don t get a specific answer to my question anyone is taking Androgel and Avodart in the same time ? opinions ? thanks

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Androgel Effects

On my last visit to my doctor I asked him to renew my presciption of Androgel. He said "No", because they just got a report stating that Androgel is a direct link to prostate cancer. Has anyone heard of that report? I can't find anything on te net. ## Hello, Al! How are you? It isn't specifically Androgel, it is a concern with all forms of Testosterone replacement therapy, though at this time, nothing has been definitively proven either way, so it is still under debate. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Androgel is a form of testosterone. Testosterone has been linked to prostate cancer for a long time. In fact, a treatment for advanced prostate cancer is medication and surgery to reduce testosterone levels. It sounds like you have an excellent doctor who really ...

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Androgel and Dizziness, Headaches, Fatigue

I have fibromyalgia, as well as sleep apnea, so maybe this is more complicated. I am 43. I was on testosterone shots, but felt like my chest was getting congested on them and I was gaining weight too much. The doctor also said that he thought injections causes heart attacks and switched me to Androgel. Since starting Androgen, my libido has went from about 30% of what it should be to about 1%, barely anything. I also am dizzy, have headaches, and extremely fatigued. Can Androgel cause that in some people? It's almost like a sinus infection but I'm not sure that it really is. My doctor suggested switching to axiron. It is possible for Androgel to cause bad fatigue and dizziness or lightheadedness? ## Hello, Brett! How are you? I'm not a doctor, but what I can tell you is that...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Testosterone
  • Cream: 2%
  • Film, Extended Release: 2.5mg/24hr, 2mg/24hr, 30mg, 4mg/24hr, 5mg/24hr, 6mg/24hr
  • Gel: 1%, 1% (2.5gm/packet), 1% (25mg/2.5gm packet), 1% (50mg/5gm packet), 1% (5gm/packet), 1% + 1% (2.5gm/packet) + 25mg/2.5gm Packet, 1.62%, 1.62% (20.25 Mg/1.25 Gm Actuation), 1.62% (20.25mg/1.25gm packet), 1.62% (40.5mg/2.5gm packet), 25mg/2.5gm packet, 5.5mg, 50mg, 50mg/5gm packet
  • Gel, Metered: 1% (1.25gm/activation), 1% (1.25gm/actuation), 1% (12.5mg/1.25gm actuation), 1.62% (20.25mg/1.25gm activation), 1.62% (20.25mg/1.25gm actuation), 10mg, 10mg/0.5gm activation, 10mg/0.5gm actuation, 10mg/5gm activation, 12.5mg/1.25gm actuation, 5.5mg/0.122gm Actuation
  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 200mg/ml, 25mg/ml, 50mg/ml, 750mg/3ml, 750mg/3ml (250mg/ml)
  • Ointment: 2%
  • Pellet: 75mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 100mg/0.5ml (100mg/0.5ml), 30mg/1.5ml, 50mg/0.5ml (50mg/0.5ml), 75mg/0.5ml (75mg/0.5ml)
  • Solution, Metered: 30mg/1.5ml activation, 30mg/1.5ml actuation
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 30mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for AndroGel: (13 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0051-8425 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0051-8450 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0051-8462 Androgel 16.2 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0051-8488 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Abbvie Inc.
  • 21695-112 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 49884-418 Androgel 25 mg/2.5g Transdermal Gel by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 49884-510 Androgel 50 mg/5g Transdermal Gel by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 50090-1306 Androgel 16.2 mg/g Transdermal Gel by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-5339 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-6337 Androgel 16.2 mg/g Transdermal Gel by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54868-4792 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4810 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5814 Androgel 10 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Testosterone or a similar ingredient: (36 results)

Related AndroGel Topics:

Androgel Effects
On my last visit to my doctor I asked him to renew my presciption of Androgel. He said "No", because they just g... 4 replies
Androgel caused dizziness even after stopping use after one month
Hello, I am a 50 yr old male diagnosed with a 225 T level and was prescribed Androgel pump 1.62% in January 2014.I start... 4 replies
ANDROGEL SIDE AFFECTS
HAVE BEEN USING ANDROGEL FOR ABOUT 5 MOUNTHS, AND HAVE NOTCIED A DISTINCT CHANGE IN HAIR ON MY HEAD. IT IS KNOW VERY DRY... 4 replies
Androgel and Stroke?
My doctor prescribed Androgel 1% and, after 6 doses, I had an ischemic stroke. I guess I should get a good lawyer. ## Ha... 2 replies
Androgel and Avodart
I m 70 . I take Androgel 2.5 for low testosterone and libido . Now my urologist prescribed Avodart for some enlarged pro... 2 replies
AndroGel/cure for back pain
My back is messed up again. Can I rub androgel on my sore back ## Hello, Tp! How are you? Androgel is a testosterone sup... 2 replies
Androgel and Dizziness, Headaches, Fatigue
I have fibromyalgia, as well as sleep apnea, so maybe this is more complicated. I am 43. I was on testosterone shots, bu... 1 reply
Androgel 1.62
I have been on testim 1% for 6 years and my TT has consistently been in the range of 450-500, using 2 tubes daily. Last ... 1 reply
Androgel Hair Color Change
I am on my fourth month of androgel. I have noticed that my hair has gone from a white gray color to a darker color with... 1 reply
Androgel and muscle mass
HAS ANYONE HAD INCREASED MUSCLE MASS WHILE USING ANDROGEL? ## Testosterone topical gel is used to treat the symptoms of ... 1 reply






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