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What If I Overdose on Androderm?

At this time, it is not known exactly what to expect with an Androderm overdose. If you happen to use too much of this medicine, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Androderm Overdose for more information.)

How Should This Medicine Be Stored?

This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat. Keep the patch in its protective pouch until just before use. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Also, make sure you dispose of used patches in the trash, out of the reach of children and pets.

What If I Forget a Dose?

If you forget to change your patch, change it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next application. In this case, skip the missed patch and continue with your regular schedule. Do not apply extra patches to make up for a missed dose.

Available Strengths

Androderm patches come in the following strengths:
  • Androderm 2 mg
  • Androderm 4 mg.
The previous strengths of this medication (2.5 mg and 5 mg) are no longer available, as they were replaced by the 2-mg and 4-mg strengths.

Can I Buy Generic Androderm?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Androderm).
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