If you are:
Absolute Contraindication: POSS SEV ADV EFFECTS, PREMATURE EPIPHYSEAL CLOSURE, VIRILIZATION OF FEMALES
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Urogenital-Risk for prostatic hypertrophy or prostate carcinoma may be higher in elderly males. Cardiovascular-There have been postmarketing reports of venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients using testosterone. Recent FDA warnings include coronary and cerebrovascular events. However, to date, epidemiologic studies and randomized controlled trials have been inconclusive for determining the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events.
Giving AndroGel Gel in Packet to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Use may not be appropriate <18 years. May cause premature epiphyseal closure.