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AndroGel Pump 1.25 g/actuation

Generic name: testosterone topical [tes-TOS-ter-one-TOP-i-kal]
The brand names are: Androderm, AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation, Fortesta, Testim, Testosterone (Eqv-AndroGel Packets)
Classification of drugs: androgens and anabolic steroids

What  is AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation?

Testosterone is a naturally occurring male hormone that is essential for a variety of processes within the body.AndroGel Pump 1.25 g/actuation (for the skin) is used to treat ailments for men that arise from the lack of testosterone in their naturalTestosterone does not improve sports performance and shouldn't be used to enhance athletic performance.AndroGel Pump 1.25 g/actuation could be used for other reasons not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of AndroGel Pump 1.25 g/actuation

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Do not use AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation. Call your doctor right away in the event that you are suffering from:

  • Increased frequency of urination (many times daily) and loss of bladder control
  • Urination that is painful or difficult
  • The breasts, swelling, or pain;
  • Uncomfortable or painful sexual erections that are painful or uncomfortable;
  • Swelling of the body, rapid weight gain, and breathing problems at night;
  • Chest discomfort or pressure that is spreading to your shoulder or jaw;
  • Liver issues—symptoms include nausea nausea, stomach pain, itching, tiredness, and lack of appetite dark urine, clay-coloured stool, and jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • Symptoms that a blood clot has formed within the lung, such as chest pain, abrupt breathing, wheezing or rapid breathing, and coughing up blood or
  • Symptoms of a blood clot deep within the body: swelling, warmth, or redness on the arm or leg

The testosterone in the skin is taken by the skin and may trigger negative side effects or symptoms of male characteristics in a female or child who comes into contact with the AndroGel Pump. 1.25 g/actuation. Contact your doctor. If someone in close contact with you experiences larger pubic hair, premature genital and libido increases, aggressive behaviour or male-pattern hair loss, excessive growth of body hair, increased acne, irregular menstrual cycles, or any indication of male traits,

Common adverse reactions associated with the AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation could include:

  • Itching, redness, hardness, or any other irritations that occurred when the medicine was applied or on the patch of skin was placed
  • Increased red blood cells (may cause headaches, dizziness or redness on your face, or muscular discomfort);
  • An increase in prostate-specific antigen
  • Raised blood pressure.
  • Headache;
  • Mood changes, strange dreams;
  • Often or long-lasting erections;
  • Nausea, vomiting,
  • Swelling in your lower legs.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Reach out to your physician for medical advice regarding any adverse reactions and report them directly to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


It is not recommended to take this medicine if you are suffering from prostate cancer or male breast cancer.The testosterone in your skin is taken via the skin and can trigger adverse reactions or signs of male characteristics in a child or woman who comes into contact with the medicine. Call your doctor if someone in contact with you has an increase in genital size and pubic hair that is premature, libido increases, aggressive behaviour, male-pattern hair loss, excessive increase in body hair, a rise in the number of acne spots, infrequent menstrual cycles, or any indication of male traits.Testosterone may harm an unborn baby. A woman who is pregnant must avoid contact with this medication or even with the skin of a male in the area where the medication has been applied.The misuse of testosterone could cause irreparable harm or even death. Never use more than your recommended dose. Don't share this medication with anyone else.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to make use of AndroGel Pump 1.25 mg/actuation if you are allergic to testosterone patches, gels, or suffer from

  • Prostate cancer;
  • Male breast cancer.

Speak to your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Prostate cancer or breast cancer;
  • Prostate enlargement prostate and urinary issues
  • Heart issues;
  • A heart attack, stroke, or blood clot
  • Sleep apnea (breathing stops while sleeping);
  • Kidney or liver disease

The transdermal testosterone patch could cause skin irritation when you wear it during the course of an MRI (magnetic imager). Take off the patch prior to undergoing an MRI test.Utilising testosterone could increase your chances of developing prostate cancer. Consult your physician about this possibility.Testosterone could lower the number of sperm cells in your body. It can also alter fertility (your capacity to have children).This medication is not recommended for women. Testosterone may harm the unborn baby. Women who are pregnant must avoid contact with the AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation gels or patches, or the skin of a man where patches are worn or gel applied. If contact occurs, then wash the area with soap and clean water right away.Do not make use of AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation for anyone under 18 years old. older.

How to take AndroGel pump?

Follow the directions on the label of your prescription and read the medication guide or instructions sheets. Make sure you use the medication precisely as directed.Do not ever use AndroGel Pump 1.25 g/actuation in more quantities or for longer periods than the recommended time.Misuse of testosterone may result in irreparable or dangerous effects, such as enlarged breasts, small testicles, fertility issues, high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, liver disease, bone growth issues, addiction, and psychological effects like being violent and aggressive.Do not share this medication with anyone.Different types of testosterone topicals are available with different directions for use. It is not the case that every brand of this drug is used on the same areas of skin. Certain brand names are applied to the stomach or upper arm. Others can be applied to the legs or the arms below. Follow the instructions for your patient included in your prescription.Take note of and follow the instructions for use that come with your medication. Consult your physician or pharmacist for clarification if you are unsure of these directions.

Don't apply AndroGel Pump 1.25 grammes/actuation to the scrotum or penis. Certain brands of this medication are not recommended for application to the chest, back, or stomach regions. Apply this drug only to areas that are skin-related and are recommended by your particular type of topical testosterone.Cleanse your hands with soap and water prior to or after you apply testosterone transdermal.Apply testosterone gel to dry skin after bathing or showering. Let the gel dry for at least 5 minutes prior to dressing.Testosterone gel is flammable. Don't use it near extreme temperatures or open flames. Avoid smoking until the gel has dried off on the skin.Cover the areas of skin that have been treated by wearing clothing to avoid being exposed to this medicine by other people. If anyone else comes into contact with the treated skin spot, they must clean the affected area using detergent and soap.Store each skin patch in the pouch of foil when you're ready to apply it. Make sure you don't apply a patch to your damaged or cut skin.Apply the transdermal patch to a flat, dry, clean, and undamaged skin area on your stomach, back, upper arm, or thigh. The patch should be worn for a period of 24 hours before being replaced with a fresh patch. Select a different area of the skin every time you put on the patch. Make sure you don't apply the same area of skin twice in a seven-day period.It is possible that you will require frequent blood tests.Keep it at room temperature. Don't freeze. Be mindful of any medications you are taking.. It is important to be aware if you are using the medicine improperly or without a prescription.After you have removed a patch of skin, fold it over by putting the sticky side inside, and then throw it away. Put the patches that are no longer needed and the testosterone tubes that are empty in a garbage container that children and pets cannot access.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Apply the medicine as fast as you can; however, do not take the dose you missed if it is getting close to the time of the next dose. Avoid administering two doses at once.If a patch of skin disappears in the morning, apply it. If it isn't sticking well, put on another patch. If the patch is removed in the afternoon and can't be replaced, you should wait until the regular patch replacement time is in the evening before applying another patch.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Don't apply AndroGel Pump 1.25 G/actuation to your scrotum or penis.Avoid bathing, swimming, or showering for at least two hours following the application of testosterone gel.Follow the directions provided by your chosen brand.Do not apply creams, oils, or any other skin care products to the area where you'll be applying the patch to your skin. The patch may not adhere well to your skin.Use caution when using an ointment version of any steroid medication for skin the doctor prescribes to treat skin irritation that is caused by a testosterone skin patch. This includes prescription hydrocortisone.

Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any other medications you take, particularly:

  • Insulin;
  • A blood thinner (warfarin, coumadin, jantoven)
  • Steroid medication (methylprednisolone, prednisone, and more)

This list isn't complete. Other drugs can also alter testosterone levels, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. There are many possible interactions between drugs. are listed here.




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