How many pumps does an AndroGel pump have?
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS AndroGel (testosterone gel) 1% for topical use is available as: 2 x 75 g pumps (each pump dispenses 60 metered 1.25 g doses) (3) 2.5 g packet or 5 g packet (3)
How many pumps does AndroGel 1.62 have?
Storage And Handling
|NDC Number||Package Size|
|0051-8462- 33||88 g pump (each pump dispenses 60 metered pump actuations with each pump actuation containing 20.25 mg of testosterone in 1.25 g of gel)|
|0051-8462- 12||Each unit dose packet contains 20.25 mg of testosterone provided in 1.25 g of gel|
How many pumps of testosterone gel should I use?
AndroGel® 1.62%: At first, apply 40.5 milligrams (mg) (2 pumps or a single 40.5 mg packet) to a clean, dry, intact skin once a day (usually in the morning). Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 81 mg per day.
How much will AndroGel raise my testosterone?
With AndroGel 1.62%, the total dose of testosterone can be adjusted between 20.25 mg and 81 mg in 20.25 mg increments based on the patient’s response to therapy. Testosterone levels should be checked at 14 and 28 days after starting treatment and periodically thereafter.
How long does it take for testosterone gel to work?
Effects on quality of life manifest within 3–4 weeks, but maximum benefits take longer. Effects on depressive mood become detectable after 3–6 weeks with a maximum after 18–30 weeks.
Does AndroGel cause weight gain?
Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: breast pain/enlargement, swelling of the feet/ankles (edema), weight gain, very slow/shallow/difficult breathing (possibly while sleeping), weakness.
How long does it take for AndroGel testosterone gel to work?
Changes in erections/ejaculations may require up to 6 months. Effects on quality of life manifest within 3–4 weeks, but maximum benefits take longer. Effects on depressive mood become detectable after 3–6 weeks with a maximum after 18–30 weeks.
What’s the best way to use an EstroGel pump?
If you go swimming, try to leave as much time as possible between using your EstroGel and going swimming. Remove the small cover on the tip of the pump if you have not done so already. To use EstroGel, press the pump firmly and fully 1 time into the palm of your hand.
Can you take AndroGel at the same time as a pump?
The packets are prescribed by your doctor and cannot be used at the same time as the pump. Each packet contains 20.25 mg of testosterone in 1.25 g of gel or 40.5 mg of testosterone in 2.5 g of gel. After use, throw the packet away, somewhere out of the reach of children, to avoid accidental exposure. Your doctor may change your AndroGel 1.62% dose.
How do you Prime AndroGel 1.62% testosterone gel?
To prime the AndroGel 1.62% pump, slowly push the pump all the way down 3 times. Do not use any AndroGel 1.62% that comes out while priming. Wash it down the sink to avoid accidental exposure to others.
How do you apply EstroGel to the hand?
Remove the small cover on the tip of the pump if you have not done so already. To use EstroGel, press the pump firmly and fully 1 time into the palm of your hand. Using your hand, apply EstroGel to the skin of your other arm.