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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

  • Testosteronum (Latin)
  • Testosteron (German)
  • Testostérone (French)
  • Testosterona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Testosterone (OS: DCIT, BAN, JAN)
  • 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. 8)
  • Testosterone (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Testostérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Testosteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Depo-Testadiol (IS)
  • Supertest (IS)
  • Testosterone cyclopentanepropionate (IS)
  • Testosterone Cypionate (PH: USP 38)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (OS: BANM, 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. 8)
  • Testosterone enantate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Testosterone Enantate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (PH: JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Testosteronenantat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Testosteroni enantas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, 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. 8)
  • Testosterone propionate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Testosterone Propionate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Testosteroni propionas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Testosteronpropionat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • 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-T
    Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Andriol
    Organon, Egypt
  • Androderm
    Actavis, New Zealand; Actavis, United States; Actavis Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Hospira, Australia
  • AndroFeme
    Lawley, Australia
  • AndroForte
    Orion, Georgia
  • Androgel
    AbbVie, United States; Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, France; Besins, Hungary; Besins, Italy; Besins, Lithuania; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Thailand; Besins, Taiwan; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Biopas, Colombia; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; Biopas, Venezuela; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Lab Besins International, Singapore; Lab. Besins, Romania; Orient Europharma, Malaysia
  • AndroGel
    Abbott, Canada
  • Androlone
    Beta, Argentina
  • Andromen
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Andropatch
    GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania
  • Androtag
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Androtardyl
    Schering, Tunisia; Scherring, Egypt
  • Androtop
    Abbott Arzneimittel, Germany; Besins, Poland; Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Androxon
    Organon, Pakistan
  • Aquaviron (Testosterone and Thiomersal)
    AHPL, India
  • Axiron
    Eli Lilly and Company, United States; Lilly, Canada; Lilly, Germany
  • Bothermon (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Cidoteston
    Cid, Egypt
  • Fortesta
    Endo, United States
  • Fortigel 2%
    ProStrakan, France
  • Intrinsa
    Procter & Gamble, Lithuania; Warner Chilcott, Ireland; Warner Chilott Iberia, Spain
  • Itnogen
    ProStrakan, Belgium; Prostrakan Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Livensa
    Procter & Gamble, Lithuania
  • Lowtiyel
    Abbott Laboratories de México, Mexico
  • Natesto
    Trimel Pharma, United States
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Turkey
  • Omedren
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Omnadren
    Jelfa, Lithuania
  • Pantestone
    Organon, Tunisia
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer, Ecuador
  • Striant
    Actient Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Sustanon
    Organon, Egypt; Organon, Lebanon
  • Sustogen
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Testex Prolongatum
    Ariston, Argentina
  • Testim
    Auxilium, United States; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovenia; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Medcor, Netherlands
  • Testim 1%
    Paladin, Canada
  • Testogel
    Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer Schering, Australia; Besins, Greece; Besins, Ireland; Besins, Iceland; Besins, Netherlands; Besins Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; BESINS INTERNATIONAL, Norway; Jenapharm, Germany; Laboratoires Besins, Austria; Rubio, Spain
  • Testomax
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Testone E (Testosterone and Tocopherol, α-)
    Misr, Egypt
  • Testonon
    Nile, Egypt
  • Testopatch
    Pierre Fabre, Greece; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain; Pierre Fabre Pharma, Italy
  • Testopel
    Bartor, United States
  • Testosterone
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia
  • Testosterone RWR (veterinary use)
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Testotop
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testoviron Depot
    Schering, Oman
  • Testovital
    Gynopharm, Chile; Farmindustria, Peru
  • Tostran
    Arzneimittel ProStrakan, Germany; Cederberg, Switzerland; Ferring, Poland; Medcor, Netherlands; ProStrakan, Denmark; ProStrakan, Greece; ProStrakan, Netherlands
  • Tostran 2%
    ProStrakan, Finland; ProStrakan, United Kingdom; ProStrakan, Poland
  • Tostrex
    Kalbe, Indonesia; Prostrakan, Sweden; Wikenfarma, Italy
  • Undestor
    Organon, Poland
  • Y-45
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • 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; Pfizer U.S., United States; Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States
  • Testex Prolongatum
    Desma, Spain
  • Testosterone Cypionate Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Cytex
    Cytex, Canada
  • Testosterone Cypionate Sandoz
    Sandoz, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testradiol Depot (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Durateston (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; MSD Animal Health, Australia
  • Omnadren
    Jelfa, Bulgaria; Jelfa, Latvia; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Sustanon
    A. Menarini, Singapore; Alloga Italia, Italy; Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, Netherlands; Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Navamedic, Finland; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Israel; Organon, India; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Oman; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Organon, Lithuania
  • Sustenan
    Aspen Chile, Chile
  • Sustenon
    Aspen, Portugal
  • Androtardyl
    Bayer Santé, France
  • Delatestryl
    Savient, United States; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Depo-Test
    Samarth Pharma, Thailand
  • Despamen (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Dihormon (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Jenasteron
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Primodian (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer Schering, Australia
  • Ropel Liquid Testosterone (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Testinon Depot
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Testodiol (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testomon Depot (Testosterone and Testosterone)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testosteron depo
    Galenika, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Galenika, Serbia
  • Testosteron Depot EIFELFANGO
    Eifelfango, Germany
  • Testosteron Depot-Rotexmedica
    Rotexmedica, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot EIFELFANGO
    Eifelfango, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot GALEN
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testosterone Enantate Alliance
    Alliance, Malta; Alliance Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Testosterone Enantate P & D
    P & D, Malta
  • Testosterone Enanthate Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Testosterone Enanthate Geofman
    Geofman, Myanmar
  • Testosterone Enanthate Norma
    Norma Hellas, Greece
  • Testosterone Enanthate Paddock
    Paddock, United States
  • Testosteronum prolongatum Jelfa
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Testoviron Depot
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Zydus, India; Schering, Lebanon; Bayer, Peru
  • Testoviron-Depot
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testron Depot
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Testoviron
    Zydus, India
  • Agovirin Depot
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Folivirin (Testosterone and Estradiol)
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Progro H (Testosterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Pro Beef Australia, Australia
  • Synovex (Testosterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Synovex H (Testosterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Tepro (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Testermon
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Testex
    Desma, Spain
  • Testo
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Testomon Depot (Testosterone andTestosterone)
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testoprop (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Testosteron Gentle
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Testosterone Propionate Cytex
    Cytex, Canada
  • Testosterone Propionate March
    March Pharma, Thailand
  • Testosterone Propionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testovis
    DMS Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Virormone
    Nordic Pharma, Egypt; Nordic Pharma, Lebanon
  • Testoviron
    Bayer, Italy
  • Andriol
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Merck, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, China; MSD, Thailand; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD-Agvet, Italy; Organon, Denmark; Organon, Hungary; Organon, India; Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Venezuela; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Mexico
  • Andriol Testocaps
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Organon, Austria
  • Androxon
    Organon, Brazil; Organon, Israel
  • Nebid
    Bayer, Italy
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Bulgaria; Bayer, Chile; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Costa Rica; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Dominican Republic; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Georgia; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Guatemala; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Honduras; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Iceland; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Nicaragua; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Panama; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, El Salvador; Bayer, Vietnam; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer de México, Mexico; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer HealthCare, Singapore; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Slovenia; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Jenapharm, Germany; Medcor, Netherlands; Schering, Brazil
  • Nuo Shi
    Xinchang Medicine & Chemical Co Ltd, China
  • Nuvir
    Organon, India
  • Panteston
    MSD, Finland
  • Pantestone
    MSD France, France
  • PMS-Testosterone
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Reandron
    Bayer, Spain; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer Australia Ltd, Australia
  • Restandol
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; MSD, Ireland; Organon, Greece
  • Si Te Long
    Xianju, China
  • Testim
    Ferring GmbH, Estonia
  • Testocaps
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; MSD Belgium, Belgium
  • Undestor
    MSD, Sweden; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Romania; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Slovakia
  • Virigen
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, 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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