For men with low testosterone

Bear hug
type of guy?

You have children and don't want
to worry about them coming in
contact with your medicine. The
testosterone in Androderm® is
contained in a patch that touches
your skin only, so go ahead and give
those bear hugs. LEARN MORE

High Five
type of guy?

You like hanging out with your
friends and don't want to put
them at risk. With Androderm®
there is minimal risk of spreading
testosterone, so go ahead and
give that high five. LEARN MORE

Firm Handshake
type of guy?

You're busy with work and don't
have time to deal with insurance
companies. Androderm® is
covered by the majority of plans,
so keep shaking on those deals.


ANDRODERM® is a prescription treatment used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to primary hypogonadism or hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.

It is not known if ANDRODERM® is safe and effective in children younger than 18 years old. Improper use of ANDRODERM® may affect bone growth in children.


Who should not use ANDRODERM®?

Do not use ANDRODERM® if you:

  • are a man who has breast cancer
  • have or might have prostate cancer
  • are pregnant or may become pregnant or are breastfeeding. ANDRODERM® may harm your unborn or breastfeeding baby

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using ANDRODERM®?

Before you use ANDRODERM®, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • have breast cancer
  • have or might have prostate cancer
  • have urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate
  • have heart problems
  • have kidney or liver problems
  • have problems breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea)
  • have diabetes
  • have any other medical conditions

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Using ANDRODERM® with other medicines can affect each other. Especially, tell your healthcare provider if you take:

  • insulin
  • medicines that decrease blood clotting
  • corticosteroids

What are the possible side effects of ANDRODERM®?

ANDRODERM® can cause serious side effects including:

  • If you already have an enlargement of your prostate gland, your signs and symptoms may get worse while using ANDRODERM®. This can include:
    • increased urination at night
    • trouble starting your urine stream
    • having to pass urine many times during the day
    • having an urge that you have to go to the bathroom right away
    • having a urine accident
    • being unable to pass urine or weak urine flow
  • Possible increased risk of prostate cancer. Your healthcare provider should check you for prostate cancer or any other prostate problems before you start and while you use ANDRODERM®.
  • Blood clots in the legs or lungs. Signs and symptoms can include leg pain, swelling or redness of your legs, difficulty breathing, or chest pain.
  • In large doses ANDRODERM® may lower your sperm count.
  • Swelling of your ankles, feet, or body, with or without heart failure.
  • Enlarged or painful breasts.
  • Problems breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea).

Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the serious side effects listed above.

The most common side effects of ANDRODERM® include:

  • skin redness, irritation, burning, or blisters where ANDRODERM® is applied
  • back pain
  • depression
  • headache
  • prostate abnormalities

Other side effects include more erections than are normal for you or erections that last a long time.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.These are not all the possible side effects of ANDRODERM®.

Please see full Prescribing Information.

Models are for illustrative purposes only.