Generic name: TESTOSTERONE 100mg
Dosage form: pellet, implantable
Medically reviewed on September 15, 2017.
Testosterone Implants are normally given by a doctor.
Testosterone Implants are inserted under the skin into the lower abdominal wall or buttock by your doctor.
You are usually given a local anaesthetic in this areabefore the implant is inserted and the small cut made is dressed with a bandage afterwards. The implant usually lasts for 4 or 5 months. the dose depends on your illness and how bad it is. Your doctor will decide the dose.
In men a dose of 100-400mg is usual, but this depends on each individual.
If you are given more Testosterone than you should:
-> If you think you have been given too musch Testosterone, tell your doctor straight away, as they may wish to remove the implant. The following effects may happen:
- frequent erections in men
- changes in your red blood cells (polycythemia), which your doctor may monitor for.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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