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Testosterone is a naturally occurring male hormone necessary for many processes in the body. Testosterone topical (for the skin) is used to treat conditions in men that result from a lack of natural testosterone. Testosterone topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
androgens and anabolic steroids

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have prostate cancer or male breast cancer.

Topical testosterone is absorbed through the skin and can cause side effects or symptoms of male features in a child or woman who comes into contact with this medicine. Call your doctor if a person who has close contact with you develops enlarged genitals, premature pubic hair, increased libido, aggressive behavior, male-pattern baldness, excessive body hair growth, increased acne, irregular menstrual periods, or any signs of male characteristics.

Testosterone can harm an unborn baby. A pregnant woman should avoid coming into contact with this medicine, or with a man's skin where the medicine has been applied.

Misuse of testosterone can cause dangerous or irreversible effects. Never use more than your prescribed dose. Do not share this medicine with another person.

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