•Hematocrit, serum lipid profile, and
liver function test should be monitored in patients taking AndroGel
[see Warnings and Precautions (5.9)].
Hepatic Adverse Effects
Prolonged use of high doses of orally active 17-alpha-alkyl androgens (e.g., methyltestosterone) has been associated with serious hepatic adverse effects (peliosis hepatis, hepatic neoplasms, cholestatic hepatitis, and jaundice). Peliosis hepatis can be a life-threatening or fatal complication.