The dose of testosterone gel may be adjusted based on serum testosterone levels and other factors.
Brand of testosterone gel: AndroGel
Unit of dose: 20.25 mg (= 1 pump from the dispensor)
Minimum daily dose: 1 unit (20.25 mg)
Maximum daily dose: 4 units (81 mg)
Serum Testosterone Concentration
>= 350 ng/dL and <= 750 ng/dL
Leave daily dose unchanged.
< 350 ng/dL
Increase daily dose by 1 unit.
> 750 ng/dL
Decrease daily dose by 1 unit.
The dose may also be lowered if there are dose-dependent adverse effects. If these are serious enough then the gel should be discontinued.
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