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What is Cernos Gel 1% w/w?
Cernos Gel is a medicated gel used to treat low testosterone levels in men, which can cause male Hypogonadism.
It is only given to men who have known health problems. It helps get the level of testosterone back up in men's bodies.
Sun pharmaceuticals, a leading medicine production company, manufactures it.
Cernos Gel Uses
It is prescribed for the treatment of Male Hypogonadism.
Ultimately untreated male Hypogonadism can lead to Erectile Dysfunction, infertility and decrease facial and body hair in men.
Cernos Gel 1% w/w can fulfill the need for testosterone in our body.
How to use Cernos Gel 1% w/w?
Your doctor will let you know where to use the medicine as it is directly applied to the skin.
Please follow the instructions of your doctor, do not start or stop using the gel on your own. You can also check the label before using it.
Usually, you should clean and dry the area and then put the gel on it.
You can apply the gel to your upper arms, shoulders and abdomen.
Do not apply this gel on your genitals, chest or back. Always stick to the application sites recommended by your doctor.
Always work in thin layers as any excessive product can take too long to dry and cause irritation.
After the medicine has dried, you can cover the application site with your regular clothes. Cernos testosterone gel will not make them greasy.
Always wash your hands after the application. Try not to apply this gel when going to the beach or swimming.
Cernos Gel dosage
Cernos gel is also available in the form of gelatine capsules, Cernos 40 mg soft gelatine capsule.
While the gel variant has 10 mg of testosterone, the capsules come in 40 mg strength.
How does Cernos Gel 1% w/w work?
As previously mentioned, Cernos testosterone gel is like the male sexual hormone - testosterone.
Testosterone is present as the main active ingredient in 10 mg strength.
It works by giving adult men their healthy testosterone levels back.
Low testosterone can lead to several health issues, such as impotence, infertility, low sex drive, fatigue, depression, and bone loss.
Application of Cernos gel as prescribed by the doctor can help treat all these conditions.
Cernos gel side effects
Some minor side effects from Cernos gel are as follows:
- Hair loss.
- Weight gain
- Elevated cholesterol levels
- Pain at the site of injection
- Dry mouth or change in taste
- Change in libido
The table below shows all the drug, disease and food interactions that you need to be aware of while using testosterone gel Cernos
Note: This is not the complete list of interactions of Cernos gel 1% w/w. Please talk to your doctor or some medical expert to get more information regarding the interactions
Cernos gel does not affect your driving abilities; however, be careful while driving if you are experiencing any side effects.
Cernos gel can be used by women only when prescribed by a doctor.
A pregnant woman should strongly avoid using Cernos as it can cause complications in pregnancy.
Always store Cernos gel in a cool and dry place.
Always keep Cernos and other medications away from the reach of children.
General Frequently Asked Questions
What is the use of Cernos gel?
Cernos Gel is a prescribed gel that is used to treat low testosterone levels in men, which can cause Hypogonadism.
What does testosterone gel such as Cernos do?
Cernos and testosterone gel are used to boost testosterone in men with low hormone levels. Skin absorption raises testosterone levels. This treats low testosterone symptoms, including lethargy, libido, and mood problems.
Can females use Cernos gel?
The female body has modest quantities of testosterone.
In rare circumstances like breast cancer and IVF, Cernos testosterone gel may be administered.
Women should only use this gel with physician approval.
How many mg in one pack of Cernos gel?
One pack of Cernos Gel 1% w/w typically contains 50 milligrams (mg) of testosterone in 5-gram sachets or tubes for topical application.
Where do you put testosterone gel?
As previously mentioned, testosterone gel should only be used on the upper arms, abdomen, and shoulder.
Do not apply in other areas unless or until advised by your doctor.
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