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How should I apply AndroGel?

AndroGel, a prescription testosterone gel, should be applied once each day after washing and drying the skin. Rub the gel onto your upper arms, shoulders, and/or abdomen, and then wash your hands right away. Let the gel dry, and then put on a shirt to protect others from coming into contact with the drug. Do not swim or shower for five to six hours after application.  The gel is flammable, so avoid fire, flame, or smoking until the gel has dried.

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