Flexible dosing using either a pump or packets

  • The starting dose of AndroGel 1.62% is 40.5 mg of testosterone (2 pump presses or one 40.5 mg packet).1
  • Flexibility to titrate up or down in 20.25 mg increments.1

The application site and dose of AndroGel 1.62% are not interchangeable with other topical testosterone products.

Dose Adjustment

  • Monitor pre-dose morning serum total testosterone (TT) concentration 14 and 28 days after starting treatment, following dose adjustment and periodically thereafter, and titrate based on patient's response to therapy.1
AndroGel 1.62% dose adjustment criteria

Safety Considerations1

Strict adherence to the following precautions is advised in order to minimize the potential for secondary exposure to testosterone from AndroGel 1.62%–treated skin:

  • Children and women should avoid contact with unwashed or unclothed application site(s) of men using AndroGel 1.62%.
  • Apply AndroGel 1.62% only to the upper arm(s) and shoulders(s). The application area should be limited to the area that will be covered by a short-sleeve t-shirt.
  • Patients should wash their hands with soap and water immediately after application.
  • Cover the application site(s) with clothing after the gel has dried.
  • Wash the application site(s) thoroughly with soap and water prior to any situation where skin-to-skin contact of the application site with another person is anticipated.
  • In the event that AndroGel 1.62% comes in direct contact with the skin of another person, the general area of contact on the other person should be washed with soap and water as soon as possible.

Application Process

  • AndroGel 1.62% has familiar application sites of shoulders and upper arms, and is applied once daily in the morning.1
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Safety Considerations1

Strict adherence to the following precautions is advised in order to minimize the potential for secondary exposure to testosterone from AndroGel 1.62%–treated skin:

  • Children and women should avoid contact with unwashed or unclothed application site(s) of men using AndroGel 1.62%.
  • Apply AndroGel 1.62% only to the upper arm(s) and shoulders(s). The application area should be limited to the area that will be covered by a short-sleeve t-shirt.
  • Patients should wash their hands with soap and water immediately after application.
  • Cover the application site(s) with clothing after the gel has dried.
  • Wash the application site(s) thoroughly with soap and water prior to any situation where skin-to-skin contact of the application site with another person is anticipated.
  • In the event that AndroGel 1.62% comes in direct contact with the skin of another person, the general area of contact on the other person should be washed with soap and water as soon as possible.

Dosage and administration for AndroGel 1.62% differ from AndroGel 1%. AndroGel is not interchangeable with other topical testosterone products.