What medication is AXIRON?

AXIRON is a prescription medicine that contains testosterone. AXIRON is used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to certain medical conditions.

Why was AXIRON discontinued?

The discontinuation is not related to the safety or efficacy of the drug but due to the the multiple manufacturers that currently provide supply to the U.S. market.

What is generic for AXIRON?

Teva’s generic of Axiron® Topical Solution [CIII]: Testosterone Topical Solution CIII.

What is testosterone topical solution used for?

Testosterone topical is used to treat the symptoms of low testosterone in adult men who have hypogonadism (a condition in which the body does not produce enough natural testosterone).

What time of day is best to apply testosterone gel?

This medicine is applied at the same time every day (preferably in the morning) to clean, dry, intact skin. If you take a bath or shower in the morning, apply the gel after the bath or shower.

What is the price of testosterone?

It is available in generic and brand versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of testosterone is around $52.24, 89% off the average retail price of $505.91.

Is axiron discontinued?

The FDA posted a notice regarding the discontinuation of manufacture of Axiron in September 2017. The product was not discontinued or withdrawn for safety or efficacy reasons.

Where do you put Axiron on your body?

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.

How is Axiron used in the treatment of testosterone?

What is Axiron? Axiron topical solution is an underarm testosterone treatment. Testosterone is a naturally occurring male hormone necessary for many processes in the body. Axiron is used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone.

Which is the active pharmacologic ingredient in Axiron?

The active pharmacologic ingredient in AXIRON is testosterone. Testosterone USP is a white to practically white crystalline powder chemically described as 17-beta hydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one.

What’s the lowest price you can get for Axiron?

The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of generic Axiron is around $111.11, 79% off the average retail price of $549.10. REMS Availability: Testosterone is only available at certified specialty pharmacies.