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.


To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.