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What are the side effects of Androderm?

The Androderm patch can cause side effects, some of which may be serious. You should seek emergency medical attention and call 911 right away if you experience symptoms of an allergic reaction, including breathing difficulty, tightness in your chest, hives, rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, difficulty swallowing or dizziness. Also seek medical attention if you experience any of the following potentially serious side effects: enlarged breasts; breast tenderness or pain; changes in the shape or size of your testicles; prolonged or painful erection; loss of appetite; stomach pain; nausea; vomiting, including bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; urination problems, including having difficulty urinating or urinating more frequently than  usual; dark-colored urine; blood in the stool or black or tarry stool; light-colored stool; swelling in your legs or ankles; weight gain; yellowing of your eyes or skin; mood changes, including depression; breathing problems while sleeping and gingivitis, which is a gum disease. Other less serious side effects include: irritation around the areas where you apply the patch, including pain, itching, burning, blisters and redness; acne; headaches; changes in libido; fatigue; hair loss; mouth or gum irritation, including tenderness, swelling and pain; and a strange taste in your mouth. You should talk to your doctor if any of these side effects becomes severe or long-lasting.

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