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Testopel Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Testosterone is a naturally occurring hormone known as androgen. Testopel pellets contain testosterone, the sex hormone that is responsible for growth of male physical characteristics. It is also used to stimulate puberty in boys who have a family history of delayed puberty.

Testopel Dosage

  • In Testosterone Replacement Therapy, the usual starting dose is 150 milligrams to 450 milligrams every 3 to 6 months.

Uses of Testopel

  • Testosterone is used in men and boys to treat medical conditions that may be occur due to androgen deficiency, such as lack of natural testosterone, and impotence.
  • It may also be used by women to treat some types of cancer.

Side Effects of Testopel

Before taken Testopel 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 Testopel. Side effects may include:

  • Acne
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Depression
  • Fluid retention and swelling
  • Headache
  • Increased or decreased sex drive,
  • Liver disorders
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Testopel:

  • If you are taking testopel medicine, then it may cause a buildup of fluids in the body. So you should be used testopel with extra caution.
  • If you have heart, kidney, or liver problems, then you should tell your doctor.
  • You should tell your doctor about medical history especially if you have all eye problems, any allergies you may have.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Testopel 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 Testopel with the following:

  • Blood thinning drugs
  • Oxyphenbutazone
  • Insulin

Symptoms of a testosterone overdose are not known. But after taken Testopel if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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