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SECONDARY EXPOSURE TO TESTOSTERONE
AndroGel 1.62% for topical use is a clear, colorless gel containing testosterone. Testosterone is an androgen. AndroGel 1.62% is available in a metered-dose pump. Each pump actuation provides 20.25 mg of testosterone and each container is capable of dispensing 60 pump actuations. One pump actuation dispenses 1.25 g of gel.
The active pharmacologic ingredient in AndroGel 1.62% is testosterone. Testosterone USP is a white to almost white powder chemically described as 17-beta hydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one. The structural formula is:
The inactive ingredients in AndroGel 1.62% are: carbopol 980, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, purified water, and sodium hydroxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/8/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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