There is one report of acute overdosage with use of an approved injectable testosterone product: this subject had serum testosterone levels of up to 11,400 ng/dL with a cerebrovascular accident. Treatment of overdosage would consist of discontinuation of AndroGel together with appropriate symptomatic and supportive care.
AndroGel should not be used in any of the following patients:
Women who are or may become pregnant, or who are breastfeeding. AndroGel can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. AndroGel may cause serious adverse reactions in nursing infants. Exposure of a female fetus or nursing infant to androgens may result in varying degrees of virilization. Pregnant women or those who may become pregnant need to be aware of the potential for transfer of testosterone from men treated with AndroGel [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Use In Specific Populations].
Men with known hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients, including alcohol and soy products.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/12/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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