Testosterone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Testosterone?

(tes TOS ter one)

• This medicine is used to treat breast cancer.

• This medicine is used to treat delays in male development.

• This medicine is used to treat low testosterone levels.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• The patch may contain conducting metal. Remove patch before MRI.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid exposing another person to the gel or the treated area of your skin.

• If a woman or child comes in contact with the gel, she/he should wash area with soap and water.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Breast enlargement.

• Headache.

• Emotional ups and downs.

• Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and cool environment may help.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or...

 
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