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Striant Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Striant is a hormone replacement product for men who have hypogonadism, a low level of the male hormone testosterone. The condition is marked by symptoms such as impotence and decreased interest in sex, lowered mood, fatigue, and decreases in bone density and lean body mass.

Striant Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is one buccal system applied to the gum twice a day, in the morning and evening.

Uses of Striant

  • It is used to treats hypogonadism.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Striant

Before taken Striant medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Striant. Side effects may include:

  • Bitter taste
  • Gum or mouth irritation
  • Headache

Warnings and precautions before taking Striant:

  • Your doctor should examine you carefully before prescribing Striant if you have a medical profile that increases your risk for prostate cancer.
  • If you have a history of heart, kidney, or liver disease and develop swelling in the hands, feet, or ankles, then you should stop using Striant and alert your doctor immediately.
  • You should inform your doctor if you experience breathing disturbances, especially during sleep.
  • You should also contact your doctor if you develop too frequent or persistent erections, or changes in breathing or skin color.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Striant with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Striant with the following:

  • Insulin
  • Oxyphenbutazone
  • Steroids such as prednisone

After taken Striant if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Striant overdose is unknown.

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