Drug Index


Mechanism :

It is a steroidal male sex hormone, which has anabolic properties and growth of secondary sexual characters in males. It is used in hypogonadism, delayed puberty and hypopituitarism.

Indication :

  • Delayed puberty in males
  • Hypogonadism in males

Contraindications :

Allergy, Pregnancy, Cancer of prostrate or breast.

Dosing :

10 mg orally every day.

Adverse Effect :

Edema, acne, breast soreness, virilisation and menstrual abnormalities in females; painful penile erections, precocious puberty, cholestatic jaundice, gynaecomastia and hepatic carcinoma. Prolonged administration may cause short stature in children.

Interaction :

Anisindione, Leflunomide, Teriflunomide, Warfarin, Dicumarol.

Hepatic Dose :

Mild and moderate hepatic impairment: Use with caution.
Severe hepatic impairment: Use is contraindicated.
May enhance edema formation which is already present due to hypoalbuminemia in hepatic failure.
03/21/2024 01:12:13 Methyltestosterone
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