Testolactone Side Effects

It is possible that some side effects of testolactone may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to testolactone: oral tablet

As well as its needed effects, testolactone may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking testolactone, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Less common
  • Numbness or tingling of fingers, toes, or face

Some testolactone side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

Less common
  • Diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea or vomiting
  • pain or swelling in feet or lower legs
  • swelling or redness of tongue

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to testolactone: oral tablet

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal effects including glossitis, anorexia, nausea, and vomiting have been reported.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular effects including increase in blood pressure and edema of the extremities have been reported.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system effects including paresthesia have been reported.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic effects including maculopapular erythema have been reported. Alopecia, both with or without associated nail growth disturbance has been reported rarely.[Ref]

General

General effects including malaise and aches in the extremities have been reported.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Teslac (testolactone)" Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

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