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Are Jatenzo and AndroGel the Same Thing?
Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate) and AndroGel (testosterone gel) are androgens indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.
Side effects of Jatenzo that are different from AndroGel include high red blood cell count (polycythemia), diarrhea, indigestion/heartburn, belching, swelling of extremities, increased hematocrit, enlarged prostate, and high blood pressure (hypertension).
Side effects of AndroGel that are different from Jatenzo include vomiting, dizziness, hair loss, increased hair growth, trouble sleeping, changes in sexual desire, redness/swelling/itching/burning/hardening of the skin where the patch is worn, change in skin color, breast swelling or tenderness, depression, and acne.
Jatenzo may also interact with medications that increase blood pressure.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Jatenzo?
Common side effects of Jatenzo include:
- high red blood cell count (polycythemia),
- swelling of extremities,
- increased hematocrit,
- enlarged prostate, and
- high blood pressure (hypertension)
What Are Possible Side Effects of AndroGel?
Common side effects of AndroGel include:
- hair loss,
- increased hair growth,
- trouble sleeping,
- changes in sexual desire,
- redness/swelling/itching/burning/hardening of the skin where the patch is worn,
- change in skin color,
- breast swelling or tenderness,
- depression, or acne
What Is Jatenzo?
What Is AndroGel?
What Drugs Interact With Jatenzo?
Jatenzo may interact with insulin, anticoagulants, corticosteroids, or medications that increase blood pressure. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
How Should Jatenzo be Taken?
The starting dose of Jatenzo is 237 mg orally once in the morning and once in the evening. The dose of Jatenzo is adjusted to a minimum of 158 mg twice daily and a maximum of 396 mg twice daily.
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