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Menolon Injection

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Overview

Uses of Menolon Injection

Menolon Injection side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Leg pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Menolon Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Menolon Injection works

Menolon Injection is similar to the natural male hormone, testosterone. It works by replenishing the deficient testosterone levels in adult men. Lack of testosterone may cause various health problems including impotence, infertility, low sex drive, tiredness, depressive mood and bone loss.

Menolon Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Menolon Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Menolon Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
SAFE
Menolon Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Menolon Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Menolon Injection is not advisable in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Menolon Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Menolon Injection is not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Menolon Injection for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
  • Your doctor will administer this injection into a muscle.
  • Your doctor may monitor you for 30 minutes after your shot to make sure you do not develop breathing problems or get a severe allergic reaction due to the medicine.
  • Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor red blood cells, liver function, testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels while taking Menolon Injection.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatment with this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Menolon

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Breast tightening injection knowledge
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
1.assetz breast cream. Apply it in circular motions avoiding the nipple area. 2.Diet : 1.fat rich diet like milk products: ghee, paneer, cheese. 2.Soya milk and beans. 3.Papaya and pomegranates. 4.Methi or fenugreek seeds. Even the fenugreeek seed oil can be used to massage the breasts. 5.Flax seeds also called as linseed or alsi ka beej. 3. yoga: especially the bhujangasan: Lie down on your stomach with your feet joined straight on the floor and put your hands adjacent to your chest. Now inhale and raise your torso upwards with your face looking at the ceiling. Stay in this position for a few seconds and slowly come down to your original position. Repeat this 10-15 times. 4. join a gym and do free weights or do push ups at home for that perfect firm breasts. 5. the olive oil is a nice oil to massage the breasts in circular motion towards the cleavage. Ask ur male partner to do it for fun or do it urself. Lastly and most importantly, wear proper clothes and don?t let ur confidence decrease coz of small breasts as most supermodels have very small breasts but r supermodels!!! so love urself.
I am patient of hypogonadism. But my testical and MRI of pituitary gland both are normal. My testosterone level is 6.89 only. Doctor suggest me TRT injection testoviron. I want to know where is the problem and any permanent solution
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
You can contact at https://www.1mgdoctors.com/new-delhi/urology
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FAQs

Q. What is Menolon and what is it used for?

Menolon is an injectable preparation which contains a synthetic form of testosterone (a male sex hormone). It is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism (a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone).

Q. Can Menolon be used for body building purpose?

No, Menolon should not be used for increasing muscle mass and physical ability in healthy individuals, as this may cause harmful effects when used inappropriately. Also, in healthy individuals, if Menolon is given externally, it may cause hormonal imbalance.

Q. How long does it take for Menolon to show its effects?

While some of the effects of Menolon may start showing effects after 3 weeks, some may take longer. For example, effect on sexual interest appears after 3 weeks, while changes in erections/ejaculations may take up to 6 months.

Q. Who should not take Menolon?

Menolon should not be given to men with breast cancer, prostate cancer and kidney disease. It should be avoided in patients who had or presently have liver cancer and in those who have increased levels of calcium in blood. It should not be used by females, children below 18 years, and elderly patients more than 65 years of age.

Q. What are the major health risks associated with Menolon therapy?

The major health risks associated with the use of Menolon in men are heart attack, stroke, and prostatic carcinoma.

Q. Can Menolon have any harmful effect if I am a diabetic?

Menolon may decrease blood glucose levels, and therefore, the dose of antidiabetic medicines should be reduced. Consult your doctor for advice.

Q. Will there be a problem if I am taking warfarin and have started Menolon?

You should get blood tests done more frequently for checking your bleeding time (time taken to stop bleeding) when you are taking warfarin along with Menolon, especially when starting and stopping Menolon. Talk to your doctor for advice.

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