Top
10
Doctor insights on: Androgel Warnings And Recalls

Share
1

1
What is your opinion of androgel?

What is your opinion of  androgel?

Testosterone: Androgel is a topically applied form of testosterone. It is used to replace testosterone in appropriately selected patients. ...Read more

2

2
How do you know androgel is working?

How do you know androgel is  working?

Symptoms and labs: If you are using AndroGel for treatment of low t, your symptoms should improve as you use the medications. It is important to recheck your hormone levels, to include estrogen, to make sure your hormones are going the right direction. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Do women use the same androgel as men?

Do women use the same androgel as men?

Women & Testosterone: I am not sure I am understanding what you are really asking. Taking testosterone masculinizes the female in rapid and significant ways. So, unless you are transgendered, then the treatment must be less than what men take or i need more information to clarify my response. ...Read more

4

4
Androgel 1.62. Is it better to take at night?

Androgel 1.62. Is it better to take at night?

No: It's better to take in the morning. Gives the desired diurnal response with higher level in am, lower in pm. Also less risk of transference that way. ...Read more

6

6
What medications are dangerous to take with androgel?

What medications are dangerous to take with androgel?

Medications: All medical conditions requiring therapy do not always turn out to be helpful. Any time your doctor prescribes an additional medications make sure he/she tells you what they are for and then ask whether any new medicine will interfere with androgel. Are you aware that testosterone by injection is way less expensive than Androgel? ...Read more

7

7
Can androgel have the same effect as a selfinjection?

Can androgel have the same effect as a selfinjection?

No: Androgel is another method of administering testosterone, and is generally better than injections. It can return levels to normal but gives a normal level throughout the 24 hour day. Injections give an immediate spike to above normal levels, followed by several days of rapid decline to below normal levels before the next injection. Unless cost is a factor, gels are generally better than injections. ...Read more

8

8
What is androgel and what is it used for specifically?

What is androgel and what is it used for specifically?

It's testosterone.: Androgel is a form of the male hormone testosterone. It's used in men with low testosterone levels, and occasionally in transgendered folks who are transitioning from female to male. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

9

9
How long after starting androgel do you notice anything?

Quickly: You may notice improvement within the first two weeks, but sometimes it does take longer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
I'm taking androgel, what physical results can I expect?

If your testosterone: level was low, normalizing it can cause improvements in well-being, strength, libido, etc. Check the androgel web site for more info. ...Read more