Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure this medicine does not cause unwanted effects.

For patients with diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes):

  • This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you notice a change in the results of your blood or urine sugar tests or if you have any questions, check with your doctor.

For patients using the brand name Androgel:

  • Wait 5 or 6 hours after applying the gel before showering or swimming.
  • Gel contains alcohol which is flammable- avoid fire, flame or smoking until the gel is dried.