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Testosterone Propionate

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Testosterone Propionate Uses

Testosterone Propionate is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism.

How Testosterone Propionate works

Testosterone Propionate 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.

Common side effects of Testosterone Propionate

Acne, Injection site pain, Weight gain, Increased red blood cells, Prostate enlargement, Headache
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Expert advice for Testosterone Propionate

  • You have been prescribed Testosterone Propionate for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
  • Your doctor will administer it as an injection into a muscle.
  • Your doctor may monitor you for 30 minutes after your shot to make sure you don't have problems breathing or get a severe allergic reaction.
  • 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 Testosterone Propionate.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatment with this medicine.

Frequently asked questions for Testosterone Propionate

Testosterone Propionate

Q. What is Testosterone Propionate and what it is used for?

Testosterone Propionate is a type 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. How and in what dose should I take Testosterone Propionate?

Testosterone Propionate is administered as an injection by a doctor or nurse only. The dose of Testosterone Propionate is decided by your doctor, depending upon your exact medical condition.

Q. What are the few important things that I should know while taking this medicine?

Before and during treatment, your blood testosterone will be closely monitored by your doctor, along with your clinical symptoms. You may also be evaluated to rule out any pre-existed risk for prostatic cancer. Your doctor may also perform regular checks for your breast and prostate gland, while you are on this medicine.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Testosterone Propionate?

The most common side effect of Testosterone Propionate is a pain at the injection site. The other common side effects are diarrhea, leg pain, dizziness, increased sweating, headache, acne, breast pain, and gynecomastia. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with the doctor.

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