Testosterone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Testosterone (testosterone systemic) is a member of the drug class androgens and anabolic steroids and is used to treat Breast Cancer - Palliative, Delayed Puberty - Male, Gender Dysphoria, Hypogonadism - Male, Klinefelter Syndrome and Postpartum Breast Pain.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03BA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000058-22-0

Chemical Formula

C19-H28-O2

Molecular Weight

288

Therapeutic Category

Androgen

Chemical Names

17β-hydroxy-3-oxoandrost-4-ene (WHO)

17β-Hydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Testosterone (OS: DCIT, BAN)
  • Testostérone (OS: DCF)
  • Mertestate (IS)
  • Synandrol F (IS)
  • Testandrone (IS)
  • Testobase aqueous (IS)
  • Testodrin (IS)
  • Testosteroid (IS)
  • Testryl (IS)
  • Virosterone (IS)
  • Testosteron (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosterone (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Testostérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Depo-Testadiol (IS)
  • Supertest (IS)
  • Testosterone cyclopentanepropionate (IS)
  • Testosterone Cypionate (PH: USP 34)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (OS: BANM)
  • Testosterone Heptanoate (OS: JAN)
  • 4-08-00-00979 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 3170544 (IS)
  • CCRIS 7082 (IS)
  • EINECS 206-253-5 (IS)
  • NSC-17591 (IS)
  • Testostérone héptylate (IS)
  • Testosteronönanthat (IS)
  • UNII-7Z6522T8N9 (IS)
  • Testostérone (énantate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosterone enantate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Testosterone Enantate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (PH: JP XV, USP 34)
  • Testosteronenantat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosteroni enantas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Testosterone Propionate (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Androlon (IS)
  • Andronate (IS)
  • Androteston (IS)
  • Andrusol P (IS)
  • Andrusol-P (IS)
  • Anertan (IS)
  • Depot Androteston (IS)
  • Enarmon (IS)
  • Homandren (IS)
  • Hormoteston (IS)
  • Masenate (IS)
  • Orchiol (IS)
  • Orchistin (IS)
  • Oreton propionate (IS)
  • Pantestin (IS)
  • Primotestone (IS)
  • Propiokan (IS)
  • Sterandryl (IS)
  • Suprasteron (IS)
  • Synandrol (IS)
  • Syndren (IS)
  • Synerone (IS)
  • Testormon (IS)
  • Testosid (IS)
  • Testoxyl (IS)
  • Testostérone (propionate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosterone propionate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosterone Propionate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Testosteroni propionas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Testosteronpropionat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Testosterone Undecanoate (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • 4-08-00-00981 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 3176734 (IS)
  • EINECS 227-712-6 (IS)
  • Org 538 (IS)
  • Testosterone 17β-undecylate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Actiser
    Silesia, Chile
  • Andriol Testocaps
    Catalent, Serbia
  • Androderm
    Hospira, Australia; Hospira, New Zealand; IFET, Greece; Paladin, Canada; Watson, United States
  • Androgel
    Abbott, United States; Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Bahrain; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, Estonia; Besins, France; Besins, Hungary; Besins, Italy; Besins, Lithuania; Besins, Luxembourg; Besins, Latvia; Besins, Malta; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Russian Federation; Besins, Taiwan; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Bezen, Georgia; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; Biopas, Venezuela; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratoires Besins, Slovakia; Solvay, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • AndroGel
    Abbott Products, Canada
  • Androlone
    Beta, Argentina
  • Andropatch
    GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; IFET, Greece; P & D, Malta
  • Androtag
    Rontag, Argentina
  • Androtardyl
    Schering, Tunisia
  • Androtop
    Abbott, Germany; Besins, Poland; Besins, Slovenia
  • Androxon
    Organon, Pakistan
  • Aquaviron (Testosterone and Thiomersal)
    Abbott, India
  • Axiron
    Lilly, United States
  • Bothermon (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Esjin (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Fortesta
    Endo, United States
  • Intrinsa
    Procter & Gamble, Ireland; Procter & Gamble, Lithuania; Procter & Gamble, Latvia; Procter & Gamble, Netherlands; Warner Chilcott, Germany; Warner Chilcott, France; Warner Chilcott, United Kingdom; Warner Chilcott, Italy; Warner Chilcott UK, Sweden; Warner Chilott Iberia, Spain
  • Itnogen
    ProStrakan, Belgium; Prostrakan Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Livensa
    Procter & Gamble, Lithuania; Procter & Gamble, Latvia
  • Lowtiyel
    Italmex, Mexico
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Georgia; Schering, Argentina
  • Omedren
    Endokriniai, Lithuania
  • Pantestone
    Organon, Tunisia
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer, Ecuador
  • Striant SR
    The Urology Company, United Kingdom
  • Striant
    Actient, United States; Ardana Bioschience Limited, Luxembourg
  • Testim
    Auxilium, United States; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, United Kingdom; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Sweden; Ipsen, Denmark; Ipsen, Greece; Ipsen, Ireland; Ipsen, Luxembourg; Ipsen, Netherlands; Paladin, Canada
  • Testo
    Han Mi, South Korea
  • Testogel
    Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Ireland; Bayer Schering Pharma, Finland; Besins, Austria; Besins, Denmark; Besins, Greece; Besins, Iceland; Besins, Italy; Besins, Luxembourg; BESINS INTERNATIONAL, Norway; Schering-Plough, Portugal
  • Testogol
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testomax
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Testopatch
    Pierre Fabre, Germany; Pierre Fabre, France; Pierre Fabre, Greece; Pierre Fabre, Poland; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain; Pierre Fabre Pharma, Italy
  • Testopel
    Actient, United States
  • Testosteron depo
    Galenika, Georgia
  • Testosterone Implant
    Organon, Singapore
  • Testosterone Implants
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Testosterone Suspension (veterinary use)
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Testosterone Teva
    Teva, United States
  • Testosterone
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Organon, Malta; P & D, Malta
  • Testotop
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testoviron Depot (enantate and propionate)
    Schering, Oman
  • Testovital
    Gynopharm, Chile
  • Tostran
    Arzneimittel ProStrakan, Germany; Cederberg, Switzerland; Clonmel, Ireland; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Poland; Prostrakan, Czech Republic; Prostrakan, Norway
  • Tostrex
    CJ Cheiljedang, South Korea; ProStrakan, Italy
  • Y-45
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Cypionax
    T P Drug, Thailand
  • Deposteron
    Sigma, Brazil
  • Depot Bifuron (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Depot Hormon-MF (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Depot Testodiol (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Li Ta, Taiwan
  • Depot Testoestradiol (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Depo-Testomon
    Li Ta, Taiwan
  • Depo-Testosterone
    Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, South Africa; Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Bedford
    Bedford, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Hikma
    Hikma, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Mylan
    Mylan, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Paddock
    Paddock, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Sandoz
    Sandoz, Canada; Sandoz, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testosterone Cypionate Watson
    Watson, United States
  • Testradiol Depot (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Andriol-T
    Organon, Portugal
  • Durateston (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, South Africa; Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Australia
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Schering, Antigua & Barbuda; Schering, Aruba; Schering, Barbados; Schering, Bermuda; Schering, Bahamas; Schering, Grenada; Schering, Guyana; Schering, Jamaica; Schering, Cayman Islands; Schering, Saint Lucia; Schering, Suriname; Schering, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Omnadren
    Jelfa, Bulgaria; Jelfa, Latvia; Jelfa, Poland; Jelfa, Russian Federation
  • Sostenon (Propionate Phenylpropionate Isocaproate Decanoate)
    Organon, Mexico
  • Sustanon
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Organon, Argentina; Organon, Belgium; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Hong Kong; Organon, Indonesia; Organon, Israel; Organon, India; Organon, Italy; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Malaysia; Organon, Oman; Organon, Singapore; Organon, Slovakia; P & D, Malta; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, New Zealand; Schering-Plough, Turkey
  • Sustenan
    Schering-Plough, Chile
  • Androtardyl
    Bayer Santé, France; Schering, Congo
  • Delatestryl
    Endo, United States; Theramed, Canada
  • Depo-Test
    Unigen Life Sciences, Thailand
  • Despamen (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Carnot, Mexico; Emdiex, Peru
  • Dihormon (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Mochida, Japan
  • Jenasteron
    Jaytech, South Korea
  • Primodian (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Primoniat Depot
    Bayer, Chile
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer Schering, Australia
  • Ropel Liquid Testosterone (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Testinon Depot
    Mochida, Japan
  • Testodiol (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testo-Enant
    Geymonat, Italy
  • Testomon Depot (Testosterone and Testosterone)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testosteron depo
    Galenika, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Galenika, Serbia
  • Testosteron Depot-Rotexmedica
    Rotexmedica, Germany
  • Testosterona Enantato L.CH.
    Chile, Chile
  • Testosteron-Depot EIFELFANGO
    Eifelfango, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot GALEN
    Galenpharma, Germany; TAD, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testosterone Enantate
    Alliance, United Kingdom; Cambridge, Malta; Cherubino, Malta; P & D, Malta
  • Testosterone Enanthate Isei
    Isei, Japan
  • Testosterone Enanthate Mylan
    Mylan, United States
  • Testosterone Enanthate Norma
    Norma Hellas, Greece
  • Testosterone Enanthate Paddock
    Paddock, United States
  • Testosterone Enanthate Watson
    Watson, United States
  • Testosterone heptylate SERP
    SERP, Congo
  • Testosteronum
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Testoviron
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Greece; Schering, Argentina
  • Testoviron Depot
    Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Peru; Schering, Argentina; Schering, Thailand; Zydus, India
  • Testoviron-Depot
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testron Depot
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Agovirin
    Biotika, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Folivirin (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Biotika, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Pasoma
    E. Merck, Ethiopia
  • Progro H (Testosterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Pro Beef Australia, Australia
  • Sten (Testosterone and Prasterone)
    Atlantis, Mexico
  • Synovex (Testosterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States; Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Tepro (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Testermon
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Testo
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Testolic
    T P Drug, Thailand
  • Testomon Depot (Testosterone andTestosterone)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testoprop (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Testosteron Gentle
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Testosteron
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Testosterone Propionate Farmak
    Farmak, Georgia
  • Testosterone Propionate March
    March, Thailand
  • Testosterone Propionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testovis
    SIT, Italy
  • Virormone
    Nordic Pharma, United Arab Emirates; Nordic Pharma, Bahrain; Nordic Pharma, Egypt; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom; Nordic Pharma, Iraq; Nordic Pharma, Iran; Nordic Pharma, Jordan; Nordic Pharma, Kuwait; Nordic Pharma, Lebanon; Nordic Pharma, Qatar; Nordic Pharma, Saudi Arabia; Nordic Pharma, Syria; Nordic Pharma, Yemen
  • Testex
    Q-Pharma, Spain
  • Testoviron Depot (enantate and propionate)
    Schering, Ethiopia
  • Testoviron
    Bayer, Italy
  • Testoviron Depot
    Zydus, India
  • Testoviron-Depot Paranova
    Bayer Schering Pharma, Denmark
  • Andriol
    EU-Pharma, Netherlands; Eureco, Netherlands; Euro, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, China; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD, Switzerland; Organon, Denmark; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Hungary; Organon, India; Organon, Italy; Organon, South Korea; Organon, Mexico; Organon, Malaysia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Singapore; Organon, Thailand; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Venezuela; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, Canada
  • Andriol Testocaps
    Organon, Austria; Organon, Hong Kong; Organon, Indonesia; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Androxon
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Israel
  • Arrow Testosterone
    Arrow, New Zealand
  • Nebid
    Bayer, Italy
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Guatemala; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Honduras; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, South Korea; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Mexico; Bayer, Nicaragua; Bayer, Panama; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Singapore; Bayer, El Salvador; Bayer, Thailand; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Costa Rica; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Estonia; Bayer Schering, Indonesia; Bayer Schering, Ireland; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Malta; Bayer Schering, Malaysia; Bayer Schering, Poland; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Slovenia; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Denmark; Bayer Schering Pharma, Finland; Bayer Schering Pharma, Norway; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer-Schering, Iceland; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Jenapharm, Germany; Schering, Brazil; Schering, Chile; Schering, Hungary; Schering, Slovakia; Schering-Plough, Portugal
  • Nuo Shi
    Xinchang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nuvir
    Organon, India
  • Panteston
    Schering-Plough, Finland; Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Pantestone
    MSD France, France
  • PMS-Testosterone
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Reandron
    Bayer, Spain; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer Australia Ltd, Australia
  • Restandol Orifarm
    Organon, Denmark
  • Restandol
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Organon, Greece; Organon, Ireland; Organon, Malta
  • Testocaps
    Organon, Belgium; Schering-Plough, Chile
  • Testonova
    Neiss, India
  • Undestor
    MSD, Sweden; Organon, Argentina; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Slovakia
  • Virigen
    Schering-Plough, Turkey

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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