Testosterone



General

Pronunciation

(tes TOS ter one)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • Androderm
  • AndroGel
  • AndroGel Pump
  • Aveed
  • Axiron [DSC]
  • Depo-Testosterone
  • Fortesta
  • Natesto
  • Striant
  • Testim
  • Testopel
  • Vogelxo
  • Vogelxo Pump

Indications

Use: Labeled Indications

Breast cancer, metastatic: Injection (enanthate): Secondary treatment in women with advancing inoperable metastatic (skeletal) mammary cancer who are 1 to 5 years postmenopausal. Use may be considered in premenopausal women with breast cancer who have benefited from oophorectomy and have a hormone-responsive tumor.

Delayed puberty: Injection (enanthate); pellet: To stimulate puberty in carefully selected males with delayed puberty.

Hypogonadism, hypogonadotropic (congenital or acquired): Buccal; Capsule (oral) [Canadian product]; Gel (nasal, transdermal); Injection (cypionate, enanthate, undecanoate); Patch (transdermal); Pellet; Solution (transdermal): Gonadotropin or luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone deficiency, or pituitary-hypothalamic injury from tumors, trauma, or radiation.

Hypogonadism, primary (congenital or acquired): Buccal; Capsule (oral) [Canadian product]; Gel (nasal, transdermal); Injection (cypionate, enanthate, undecanoate); Patch (transdermal); Pellet; Solution (transdermal): Treatment of testicular failure due to cryptorchidism, bilateral torsion, orchitis, vanishing testis syndrome, orchiectomy, Klinefelter syndrome, chemotherapy, or toxic damage from alcohol or heavy metals.

Limitations of use: Safety and efficacy in men with age-related hypogonadism (or late-onset hypogonadism) has not been established.

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