Drug Index

Methyltestosterone

 
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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.


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