Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Male hypogonadism (decrease in male hormone)
10 capsules in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule


Uses of Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule

Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism.

Side effects of Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule


Acne, Hot flashes, Injection site pain, Weight gain, Increased red blood cells, Prostate enlargement.


How to use Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule works

Testosterone undecanoate 40mg capsule is similar to the natural male hormone testosterone.

In Depth Information on Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule

Expert advice for Testosterone Undecanoate Capsule

  • Do consult your doctor before taking testosterone if ever had, have or suspected to have: Breast cancer (in men or women), Kidney or lung cancer, Severe kidney disease.
  • Prostate cancer or any problem associated with prostate gland, such as enlarged prostate or problems with passing urine, Severe liver disease, Serious heart problems, high blood pressure, history of heart disease, blood clot, disease related to blood vessel connecting to heart (coronary artery disease).
  • High levels cholesterol or triglycerides in blood, High levels of glucose in blood (diabetes mellitus), Fits, Severe pulsating headaches (migraine), Breathing difficulty while sleeping (sleep apnea).
  • Do consult your doctor before taking testosterone if you are bedridden or debilitated.
  • Do not take testosterone, if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are breast-feeding. Regular checks on prostate gland by digital rectal examination (DRE) and blood tests for prostate specific antigen (PAS).
  • Do a regular checkup of hemoglobin (oxygen carrying substance) levels in blood.Frequent monitoring is advised in pre-pubertal children receiving testosterone.
  • Do inform your doctor about all medications (especially any blood thinner -warfarin, coumarin etc.) currently being taking before starting testosterone.If you are a female, consult your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of masculinitysuch as deepening of voice or facial hair.
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Special precautions for Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is safe to use during
lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

patients suffering from severe cardiac, hepatic or renal insufficiency or ischaemic heart disease, treatment with testosterone may cause severe complications
Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is safe to use in pati
ents with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule is recommended.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Testosterone, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Testosterone Undecanoate 40mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Testosterone

Q. Is testosterone therapy safe/ booster safe/ injection safe/ Testoviron safe?
Testosterone (also available as Testoviron) as injection or capsule is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Testosterone undecanoate is a most important androgen (male) hormone in the body. Androgens like Testosterone undecanoate are steroids in nature
In men who have Testosterone undecanoate deficiency, muscular weakness, loss of strength and loss of muscle mass are common symptoms and Testosterone undecanoate may be prescribed to overcome deficiency. Testosterone undecanoate should not be taken unless prescribed by your doctor for muscle or body building
Testosterone undecanoate. an androgen hormone, is often called steroid or anabolic steroid. It is not a lipid
Q. What is Cernos gel/ Cernos capsules?
Cernos gel or capsule are brand names of testosterone, a medication used to treat low levels of testosterone in men. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Consult your doctor if you feel you have low Testosterone undecanoate levels. If you are diagnosed with low Testosterone undecanoate level based on the clinical examination and laboratory findings, your doctor may prescribe Testosterone undecanoate or analogues medicines to overcome the deficiency. Do not self-medicate at any condition
Do not take Testosterone undecanoate if you are suffering from high blood pressure or any problem associated with prostate including enlarged prostate or prostate cancer. It might aggravate the existing problem
Q. Can I take testosterone with prohormones/ without estrogen/ with Lexapro/ with HCG/ with birth control/ with methadone/ with creatinine supplement?
Testosterone has no known interactions with Lexapro, methadone or creatinine supplements. Prohormones, estrogen, HCG and birth control pills being hormonal in nature may interact adversely with testosterone. Consult your doctor before taking testosterone and any of the above medications together
Q. Does Testoviron make you fat/ increase sperm count/ increase height/ build muscle/ increase facial hair/ hair loss/ burn fat/ cause acne/ increase penile size?
Testosterone naturally present in the body helps in development of sperms, muscles, penis, and overall growth. It is also responsible for decreasing the fat content in the body and promotes male pattern hair growth.It can cause acne and other side effects. Do consult your doctor before you use Testoviron, which contains testosterone for any of the above conditions
Testosterone undecanoate is naturally present as a hormone in females but in quantities much lower than that in males
Take Testosterone undecanoate at a dose and for a duration strictly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate in any conditions.

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