Testosterone Propionate is used for the growth and development of male reproductive organs,
maintains secondary sex characteristics, increases protein anabolism, and decreases protein catabolism.
Some medical conditions may interact with Testosterone Propionate. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
• if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
• if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
• if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
• if you have liver problems or high cholesterol or lipid levels
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Testosterone Propionate may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider
before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Testosterone Propionate as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Testosterone Propionate is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. If you will be using Testosterone Propionate at home, a health care
the provider will teach you how to use it.
Be sure you understand how to use Testosterone Propionate. Follow the procedures you are taught when you use a dose. Contact your health care provider if you
have any questions.
Do not use Testosterone Propionate if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is cracked or damaged.
Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care
provider how to dispose of these materials
after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
If you miss a dose of Testosterone Propionate, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Testosterone Propionate.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Acne; enlarging penis; increased frequency of erections; unnatural hair growth; Acne or oily skin; enlarging clitoris; hoarseness or deepening of voice; irregular menstrual periods;
unnatural hair growth; unusual hair loss:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Bone pain; nausea or vomiting, sore tongue; swelling of feet or lower legs; unusual bleeding; unusual weight gain; Black, tarry, or light-colored stools; dark-colored urine;
purple-or red-colored spots on
body or inside the mouth or nose; sore throat and/or fever; vomiting of blood;
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur if you have questions or need medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider.
n deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For anabolic steroids,
the following should be considered:
ALLERGIES-Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to anabolic steroids or androgens (male sex hormones). Also tell your health care professional if you are allergic to any other substances, such as foods, preservatives, or dyes.
PREGNANCY-Anabolic steroids should not be used during pregnancy. They may cause the development of male features in the female fetus and premature growth and development of male features in the male fetus. Be sure you have discussed this with your doctor.
BREAST-FEEDING-It is not known whether anabolic steroids pass into breast milk
CHILDREN-Anabolic steroids should be used with caution in pediatric patients. This medicine may cause children to stop growing or their bone growth to slow down. In addition, they may make male children develop too fast sexually and may cause male-like changes in female children.
OLDER ADULTS-When elderly male patients are treated with anabolic steroids, they may have an increased risk of enlarged prostate or cancer of the prostate.
OTHER MEDICINES-Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking anabolic steroids, it is especially important that your health care professional know If you are taking any of the following:
Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) (with long-term, high-dose use) or Amiodarone (e.g., Cordarone) or
Androgens (male hormones) or
Anti-infedives by mouth or by injection (medicine for infection) or Antithyroid agents (medicine for overactive thyroid) or
Carbamazepine (e.g., Tegretol) or
Cannusline (e.g., BICNU) or
Chloroquine (e.g., Aralen) or
Dantrolene (e.g., Darrbium) or
Daunorubicin (e.g.. Cerubidine) or Disuffiram (e.g., Antabuse) or Divalproex (e.g., Depakote) or Estrogens (female hormones) Or Etretinate (e.g., Tegison) or
Gold salts (medicine for arthritis) or Hydroxychloroquine (e.g., Plaquenil) or
Mercaptopurine (e.g., Purinethol) or Methotrexate (e.g., Mexate) or Methyldopa (e.g., Aldomet) or
Naltrexone (e.g., Trexan) (with long-term, high-dose use) or
Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) containing estrogen or
Phenothiazines (acetophenazine [e.g., Tindal), chlorpromazine [e.g., Thorazine), fluphenazine [e.g., Prolixin), mesoridazine (e.g., Serentil), perphenazine [e.g., Trilafon), prochlorperazine [e.g., Compazine), promazine
e.g., Sparine), promethazine (e.g., Phenergan), thioridazine (e.g., Mellaril), trifluoperazine (e.g., Stelazine), triflupromazine (e.g., Vesprin), trimeprazine (e.g., Temarill) or Phenytoin (e.g., Dilantin) or
Plicamycin (e.g., Mithracin) or
Valproic add (e.g., Depakene)-Taking anabolic steroids with any of these medicines may increase the chances of liver damage. Your doctor may want you to have extra blood tests to check for this if you must take both medicines
Anticoagulants, oral (blood thinners you take by mouth)—Anabolic steroids can increase the effect of these medicines and possibly cause excessive bleeding
Take this medicine only as directed. Do not take more of it and do not take it more often than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance of side effects.
In order for this medicine to work properly, it is important that you follow a diet high in proteins and calories. If you have any questions about this, check with your health care professional.
DOSING -The dose of these medidnes will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of these medicines.
If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
MISSED DOSE-If you miss a dose of this medicine and your dosing schedule is
ONE DOSE ADAY-Take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if you do not remember it until the next day, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
MORE THAN ONE DOSE A DAY-Take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, fit is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor.
STORAGE-TO STORE THIS MEDICINE
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store away from heat and direct light.
Keep the liquid form of this medicine from freezing.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.
Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine does not cause unwanted effects.
If your child or teenager is taking this medicine, it is important that the doctor take x-rays every 6 months to check your child for bone growth and height. Anabolic steroids may interfere with normal bone growth.
FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS
This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you notice a change in the results of your blood or urine sugar tests or if you have any questions, check with your doctor.
1 ml 100 mg x 5 Ampoules