Testoretard 100mg Injection

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Introduction

Testoretard 100mg Injection is a medicine used in the treatment of male hypogonadism caused due to low testosterone levels. It is only prescribed to men with known medical conditions. It helps in restoring the level of testosterone in the male body.

Testoretard 100mg Injection is injected directly into the skin or muscles under the medical supervision of a doctor. The dose and how often you take the injection depends on what you are using it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include acne, breast enlargement in male, voice change, and injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness). If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.  Some side effects may mean you should stop taking this medicine shortness of breath, frequent or persistent erections, and low sperm count.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Your doctor might perform regular blood tests to keep track of testosterone, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Uses of Testoretard Injection

  • Treatment of Male hypogonadism

Benefits of Testoretard Injection

In Treatment of Male hypogonadism

Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone (male sex hormone). Testoretard 100mg Injection injections help improve the level of testosterone in your body. This helps in maintaining better sex life, improve overall physical appearance, gives good mood and boost overall confidence. Testoretard 100mg Injection also helps in muscle building and development of bones. This treatment has few side effects so it is advisable to always take the injection under a doctor’s supervision only. You should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better.

Side effects of Testoretard Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Testoretard

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Acne
  • Voice change
  • Breast enlargement in male

How to use Testoretard Injection

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

How Testoretard Injection works

Testoretard 100mg 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Testoretard 100mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Testoretard 100mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Testoretard 100mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Testoretard 100mg Injection is not indicated for use in women.
Driving
SAFE
Testoretard 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Testoretard 100mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Testoretard 100mg Injection is not advisable in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Testoretard 100mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Testoretard 100mg Injection is not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Testoretard 100mg Injection for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
  • Your doctor will administer this injection into a muscle or skin.
  • 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 Testoretard 100mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Androgens Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
SEX STIMULANTS REJUVENATORS
Action Class
Androgens

Patient concerns

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I want to know about hypogonadism. I think that I've some of indications of it.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult nearest doctor
My LH is 12.47 .Is it normal? What should I do?
Dr. Priyanka Shekhar
General Practitioner
Hi I have gone through your reportsAs your LH level is highSuggesting of primary hypogonadismConsult physician for the further guidance
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FAQs

Q. What is Testoretard 100mg Injection and what is it used for?

Testoretard 100mg Injection 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 Testoretard 100mg Injection be used for body building purpose?

No, Testoretard 100mg Injection 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 Testoretard 100mg Injection is given externally, it may cause hormonal imbalance.

Q. How long does it take for Testoretard 100mg Injection to show its effects?

While some of the effects of Testoretard 100mg Injection 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 Testoretard 100mg Injection?

Testoretard 100mg Injection 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 Testoretard 100mg Injection therapy?

The major health risks associated with the use of Testoretard 100mg Injection in men are heart attack, stroke, and prostatic carcinoma.

Q. Will there be a problem if I am taking warfarin and have started Testoretard 100mg Injection?

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 Testoretard 100mg Injection, especially when starting and stopping Testoretard 100mg Injection. Talk to your doctor for advice.

Q. Can Testoretard 100mg Injection have any harmful effect if I am a diabetic?

Testoretard 100mg Injection may decrease blood glucose levels, and therefore, the dose of antidiabetic medicines should be reduced. Consult your doctor for advice.

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Address : 62, Vijay Nagar, Batala Road, Amritsar - 143036, Punjab
Country of origin: India

MRP
127.58
Inclusive of all taxes
1 ml in 1 vial
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