testosterone-transdermal (scrotal), Testoderm (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: "blood thinners", (e.g., warfarin) insulin, oxyphenbutazone, diabetes medication. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, remove the patch. Contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Laboratory tests will be done periodically while using this medication to monitor its effects and to prevent side effects. Female partners of patients using this medication have a minimal chance of developing acne or a change in body hair distribution and should report these to their doctor should they occur.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, apply a new patch as soon as remembered and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store patches at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Properly discard of used patches.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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