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Before prescribing a dosage of testosterone gel, your healthcare provider will consider several factors, such as your testosterone levels, the particular product, and how you respond to the drug. The recommended starting dose (for both AndroGel 1% and Testim) is 5 grams applied to the skin once daily. However, this may be increased if testosterone levels remain low.
Testosterone Gel Dosage: An IntroductionThe dose of testosterone gel (AndroGel®, Fortesta™, Testim®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The particular product
- How you respond to the gel
- Your testosterone levels
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.