Testim (Testosterone Gel) Drug Information: Description …

Recommended by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 25th, 2018
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Testim (testosterone gel) is a clear to translucent hydroalcoholic topical gel containing testosterone, an androgen. Testim provides continuous transdermal delivery of testosterone for 24 hours, following a single application to intact, clean, dry skin of the shoulders and/or upper arms.

One 5-g or two 5-g tubes of Testim contains 50 mg or 100 mg of testosterone, respectively, to be applied daily to the skin's surface. Approximately 10% of the applied testosterone dose is absorbed across skin of average permeability during a 24-hour period.

The active pharmacological ingredient in Testim is testosterone. Testosterone USP is a white to practically white crystalline powder chemically described as 17- hydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one. The structural formula is shown in the following figure:

Inactive ingredients in Testim are purified water, pentadecalactone, carbopol, acrylates, propylene glycol, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, ethanol (74%), and tromethamine.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using testosterone topical and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

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Last reviewed on RxList: 7/7/2014 This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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