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Androderm Drug Interactions

When certain medications, such as corticosteroids or insulin, are taken in combination with the Androderm patch, there is a possibility for drug interactions. Some of these reactions may result in potentially serious complications, such as fluid retention (edema), kidney damage, or dangerous bleeding. Tell your healthcare provider about any other medicine, vitamin, or supplement you are taking before using Androderm.

An Overview of Interactions With Androderm

Androderm® (testosterone patch) may react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that can lead to interactions with Androderm include but are not limited to:
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)

Androderm Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Androderm is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Combining Androderm with a corticosteroid could increase the risk for fluid retention (edema). This could cause problems, especially in people with heart or liver disease. Check with your healthcare provider before using Androderm with a corticosteroid.
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