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General Information on Testosterone

Generic Name : Testosterone

Pronunciation : tes TOS ter one

Latest prescription information about Testosterone. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y42.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Hormones

Trade Names/Brand Names of Testosterone

India : 

International : 

Andro LA 200, Delatestryl, Depandro 100, Depo-Testosterone, Testosterone Cypionate, Testosterone Enanthate

Why is Testosterone Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a sex hormone, prescribed for male hypogonadism. It is produced in male testicles.It is also produced in small amounts in woman's ovaries.

When should Testosterone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in men with cancer of the breast, known or suspected prostate cancer, and known hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Testosterone?

Adult: PO- Initial: 120-160 mg/day. Maintenance: 40-120 mg/day.

How should Testosterone be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Testosterone?

It should not be used in women.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), cancer, high cholesterol, bleeding or blood clotting disorder, heart, liver, or kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Testosterone?

Gum or mouth irritation, bitter taste, gum pain, gum tenderness, headache, gum swelling, taste perversion.

What are the other precautions for Testosterone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Testosterone?

Store at 2025C.


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dpmaithani, India

Hello Sir/madam, i am deep from india my weight is 60 and age is 29th years old now i am starting a bodybuilding and want to take this [ Andriol testocaps (40mg] for make some muscles and stamina for gym please explain its good for gym guy's and its really suitable for bodybuilding , thx and regards Deep

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