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Testosterone (By injection)

Testosterone (tes-TOS-ter-one)

Treats low testosterone levels. Also treats breast cancer in women and delayed puberty in male teenagers. Testosterone is a male hormone.

Brand Name(s):

Aveed, Delatestryl, Depo-Testosterone, Depo-Testosterone Novaplus, PremierPro RX Depo-Testosterone, Testone CIK

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to testosterone, benzyl benzoate, or refined castor oil. A man should not receive this medicine if he has breast cancer or prostate cancer. A woman should not receive this medicine if she is pregnant or breastfeeding.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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