Axiron 30 mg/1.5 mL transdermal solution
How should I use Axiron?
Use Axiron exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than prescribed. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
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Do not share this medicine with another person.
Axiron comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Before using a new bottle of Axiron for the first time, you will need to prime the pump. To prime the pump gently push down on the pump 3 times. Do not use any solution that comes out while priming. Wash it down the sink to avoid accidental exposure to others. Your pump is now ready to use.
Axiron is to be applied to the armpits only. Before applying, make sure that your armpit is clean, dry and that there is no broken skin. Do not apply Axiron to any other parts of your body such as your stomach area (abdomen), penis, scrotum, shoulders or upper arms.
Apply Axiron at about the same time each morning. This medicine should be applied after showering or bathing. You can use an antiperspirant or deodorant before applying this medicine. If you use antiperspirant or deodorant, then it should be applied at least 2 minutes before you apply this medicine.
To be sure Axiron is helping your condition, your blood will need to be tested often. Your prostate or liver function may also need to be tested. Visit your doctor regularly.
Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.
Store this medicine at room temperature away from moisture and heat.