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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. 9)
  • Testosterone (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9, USP 41)
  • Testostérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Testosteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Depo-Testadiol (IS)
  • Supertest (IS)
  • Testosterone cyclopentanepropionate (IS)
  • Testosterone Cypionate (PH: USP 41)
  • Testosteron Decanoate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • 4-08-00-00979 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • 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. 9)
  • Testosterone enantate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Testosterone Enantate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Testosterone Enanthate (PH: JP XVII, USP 41)
  • Testosteronenantat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Testosteroni enantas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • 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. 9)
  • Testosterone propionate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Testosterone Propionate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Testosteroni propionas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Testosteronpropionat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Testosterone Undecanoate (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • 4-08-00-00981 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • 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; Allergan, Canada; Allergan, United States; Teva, Australia
  • AndroFeme 1
    Lawley Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • AndroForte 2
    Lawley Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • AndroForte 5
    Lawley Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Androgel
    AbbVie, United States; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, Italy; Besins, Lithuania; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Thailand; Besins, Taiwan; Besins Healthcare, Brazil; Besins International, Hong Kong; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Venezuela; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Lab Besins International, Singapore; Lab. Besins, Romania; Orient Europharma, Malaysia
  • AndroGel
    BGP Pharma, Canada; Servimedic, Uruguay
  • Androgel 16.2mg/1g
    Besins, Luxembourg
  • Androgel 25 mg
    Besins, France
  • Androgel 50mg
    Besins, France; Besins, Hungary; Besins Healthcare, Vietnam; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel
  • Androlone
    Beta, Argentina
  • Andromen
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Andropatch
    IFET, Greece; SmithKline Beecham, Lithuania
  • Androtag
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Androtardyl
    Bayer, Tunisia; Scherring, Egypt
  • Androtop
    Besins, Poland; Besins, Slovenia
  • Androtop 25mg
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany
  • Androtop 50mg
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany
  • Aquaviron [+ Thiomersal]
    AHPL, India
  • Axeron
    Eli Lilly, Brazil
  • Axiron
    Eli Lilly, Australia; Eli Lilly, Canada; Eli Lilly and Company, United States
  • Axiron 30mg/1,5ml
    Lilly, Germany
  • Bothermon [+ Estradiol]
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Cidoteston
    Cid, Egypt
  • Fortesta
    Endo, United States
  • Fortigel 2%
    Kyowa Kirin Pharma, France
  • Intrinsa
    Procter & Gamble, Italy; Warner Chilcott, Lithuania
  • Itnogen
    Kyowa Kirin, Spain
  • Itnogen 2%
    ProStrakan, Luxembourg
  • Livensa
    Warner Chilcott, Lithuania
  • Lowtiyel
    Abbott Laboratories de México, Mexico
  • Natesto
    Acerus Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Aytu BioScience, United States
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Turkey
  • Omedren
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Omnadren
    Jelfa, Lithuania
  • Pantestone
    Organon, Tunisia
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer, Ecuador
  • Restandol
    Merck KgaA, Greece
  • Striant
    Auxilium, United States; Mipharm, Italy
  • Sustanon
    Organon, Egypt; Organon, Lebanon
  • Sustanon 250
    Techsphere, Argentina
  • Sustogen
    Techno Drugs, Bangladesh
  • Synovex H [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Taro-Testosterone
    Taro Pharmaceutical Industries, Canada
  • Testavan
    Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Testenat Depot
    Landerlan, Paraguay
  • Testim
    Auxilium, United States; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring Arzneimittel, Romania; Ferring Hellas Mepe, Cyprus; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Ipsen, Italy; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands
  • Testim 1%
    Paladin, Canada
  • Testim 50mg
    Ferring, Germany; Pfizer, Luxembourg
  • Testogel
    Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Norway; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Besins, Ireland; Besins, Iceland; Besins, Italy; Besins Healthcare, Australia; Besins Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; Centurion Pharma, Turkey; Laboratoires Besins International, Netherlands; Laboratorien Besins International SA, Greece; Laboratories Besins International, Cyprus; Rubio, Spain
  • Testogel 16.2 mg/g
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany
  • Testogel 25mg
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany
  • Testogel 50mg
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany; Laboratoires Besins, Austria
  • Testogel 50mg/5g
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Testomax 25mg
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Testone E [+ Tocopherol, α-]
    Misr, Egypt
  • Testonon
    Nile, Egypt; Pak Farma, Peru
  • Testopatch
    Pierre Fabre Pharma, Italy
  • Testopel
    Auxilium, United States
  • Testoprim-D
    Tocogino, Mexico
  • Testosterone
    Actavis, United States; ANI, United States; Lupin, United States; Par Pharmaceutical, United States; Perrigo, United States
  • Testosterone 100 RWR for Horses and Dogs [veterinary use]
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Testotop 125mg
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testotop 62,5mg
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testoviron
    Bayer Hellas Abee, Cyprus
  • Testoviron Depot
    Bayer, Oman
  • Testovital
    Gynopharm, Chile
  • Testovital 1%
    Gynopharm, Peru
  • Tostran
    BModesto, Netherlands; Cherubino, Malta; Ferring, Poland; Kyowa, Greece; Kyowa Kirin, Denmark; Kyowa Kirin, Ireland; Kyowa Kirin, Norway; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Originalis, Netherlands
  • Tostran 2%
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Kyowa Kirin, Germany; Kyowa Kirin, Finland; Kyowa Kirin, United Kingdom; Kyowa Kirin, Netherlands; ProStrakan, Poland; Psk Interbiologics, Cyprus
  • Tostrex
    Focused Pharma, Malta; Kalbe, Indonesia; Kyowa Kirin, Sweden; ProStrakan, Italy
  • Undestor
    Organon, Poland
  • Vogelxo
    Upsher-Smith, United States
  • Y-45
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Cipionato de Testosterona Landerlan
    Landerlan, Paraguay
  • Deposteron
    Sigma Pharma Nature's Plus Farm. Ltda., Brazil
  • Depot Bifuron [+ Estradiol]
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Depot Hormon-MF [+ Estradiol]
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Depot Testodiol [+ Estradiol]
    Li Ta, Taiwan
  • Depot Testoestradiol [+ Estradiol]
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Depo-Testomon
    Li Ta, Taiwan
  • Depo-Testosterone
    Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, South Africa; Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States
  • Depo-Testosterone 100 mg/ml
    Pfizer, Canada
  • RWR Spectriol [+ Methandriol, + Nandrolone, + Testosterone Hexahydrobenzoate, + Testosterone Propionate] [veterinary use]
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Testex Prolongatum
    Desma, Spain
  • Testosterone Cypionate
    Hikma, United States; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, United States; Mylan, United States; Paddock Laboratories, United States; Sandoz, United States; Sun Pharma, United States; Watson Pharmaceutical, United States; West-Ward, United States
  • Testosterone Cypionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testradiol Depot [+ Estradiol]
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Durateston
    Merck, Brazil
  • Omnadren
    Jelfa, Bulgaria; Jelfa, Georgia; PharmaSwiss, Latvia; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Polysteron 250
    Organon, Venezuela
  • Sustanon
    A. Menarini, Singapore; Aspen, Czech Republic; Aspen, Estonia; Aspen, United Kingdom; Aspen, Malaysia; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Aspen Nordic, Finland; Aspen Pharma Trading Limited, Netherlands; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; BModesto, Netherlands; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Organon, Israel; Organon, India; Organon, Oman; Organon Italia, Italy; Quamed, Indonesia; VLD, Turkey; Aspen, Lithuania
  • Sustanon 250
    Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Luxembourg; Organon, Kuwait
  • Sustenan
    Aspen Chile, Chile
  • Sustenon
    Aspen, Portugal
  • Androtardyl 250 mg/1 ml
    Bayer Santé, France
  • Delatestryl
    Savient, United States; Valeant Canada, Canada
  • Despamen [+ Estradiol]
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico; Techsphere, Peru
  • Dihormon [+ Estradiol]
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Enarmon
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Jenasteron
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Primodian [+ Estradiol]
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer Australia, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • Ropel Liquid Testosterone for Wethers [veterinary use]
    Jurox, Australia
  • Supligol [+ Estradiol]
    Lazar, Paraguay
  • Tectoctepoh
    Galenika, Macedonia
  • Testinon Depot
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Testodiol [+ Estradiol]
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testo-Enant
    Geymonat, Italy
  • Testomon Depot [+ Testosterone]
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testosteron depo
    Galenika, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Galenika, Georgia; Galenika AD, Serbia
  • Testosteron Depo Galenika
    Galenika, Macedonia
  • Testosteron Depot 250 mg EIFELFANGO
    Eifelfango, Germany
  • Testosteron Depot-Rotexmedica
    Rotexmedica, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot GALEN 250mg
    Galenpharma, Germany
  • Testosteron-Depot JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testosterone
    Norma Hellas, Greece
  • Testosterone Enantate
    Alliance, Malta; Alliance Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; P & D, Malta
  • Testosterone Enanthate
    Hikma, United States; Mylan, United States; Paddock Laboratories, United States; Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Testosterone Enanthate Geofman
    Geofman, Myanmar
  • Testosteronum prolongatum Jelfa
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Testoviron
    Bayer, Italy; BHC-Bayer, Colombia
  • Testoviron Depot
    Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Uruguay; Bayer Israel Ltd, Israel; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; BSP Bayer Schering Pharma, Paraguay; Zydus, India; Schering, Lebanon; Bayer BSP, Argentina
  • Testoviron Depot 250mg
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Testoviron-Depot-250
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Testron Depot
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Primoteston Depot
    Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Kuwait
  • Testoviron
    Bayer, Italy; Zydus, India
  • Testoviron Depot
    Bayer BSP, Argentina
  • RWR Spectriol [+ Methandriol, + Nandrolone, + Testosterone Propionate, + Testosterone cipionate] [veterinary use]
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Agovirin Depot
    BB Pharma, Slovakia
  • Folivirin [+ Estradiol]
    BB Pharma, Czech Republic; BB Pharma, Slovakia
  • Component E-H [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Elanco, South Africa
  • Component E-H with Tylan [+ Estradiol, + Tylosin] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Enarmon
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • RWR Spectriol [+ Methandriol, + Nandrolone, + Testosterone Hexahydrobenzoate, + Testosterone cipionate] [veterinary use]
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Synovex H [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Canada; Zoetis, United States; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Testermon
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Testex
    Desma, Spain
  • Testo
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Testomon Depot [+Testosterone]
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Testoprop for Dogs, Horses and Cattle [veterinary use]
    Jurox, Australia
  • Testosteron Gentle
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Testosterona Propionato Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay
  • Testosterone Propionate March
    March Pharma, Thailand
  • Testosterone Propionate Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Testovis
    SIT, Italy
  • Virormone
    Nordic Pharma, Egypt; Nordic Pharma, Lebanon
  • Andriol
    Clinres Farmacija, Serbia; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Indonesia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Norway; MSD, Thailand; Organon, India; Organon, Kuwait; Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Oman; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Venezuela; Organon Italia, Italy; Schering-Plough, Ecuador
  • Andriol (Merck Sharp & Dohme
    China MSD, China
  • Andriol
    Merck Sharp & Dohme Pharma Singapore, Singapore
  • Andriol 40mg
    MSD, Switzerland; MSD SHARP & DOHME, Germany
  • Andriol Testocaps
    Nuvista Pharma, Bangladesh; Organon, Indonesia
  • Androxon
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Brazil; Organon, Israel; Organon, Pakistan
  • Aveed
    Endo, United States
  • Nebid
    Bayer, Italy
  • Nebido
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Brazil; Bayer, Chile; Bayer, Costa Rica; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Dominican Republic; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Guatemala; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Honduras; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Nicaragua; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Norway; Bayer, Panama; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, El Salvador; Bayer, Uruguay; Bayer, Vietnam; Bayer AB, Iceland; Bayer de México, Mexico; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer HealthCare, Indonesia; Bayer HealthCare, Singapore; Bayer Hellas Abee, Cyprus; Bayer Israel Ltd, Israel; Bayer Pharma, Bulgaria; Bayer Pharma, Macedonia; Bayer Pharma, Romania; Bayer Pharma, Serbia; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; BHC-Bayer, Colombia; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Jenapharm, Germany; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Orifarm, Norway; Bayer BSP, Argentina
  • Nebido 1000mg/4 ml
    Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland; Bayer Austria, Austria
  • Nebido 250mg/ml
    Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Luxembourg
  • Nuo Shi
    Xinchang Medicine & Chemical Co Ltd, China
  • Nuvir
    Organon, India
  • Panteston
    MSD, Finland
  • Pantestone
    MSD, France
  • PMS-Testosterone
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Reandron
    Bayer Hispania, Spain
  • Reandron 1000
    Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer Australia, Australia
  • Restandol
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; MSD, Ireland
  • Si Te Long
    Xianju Pharmaceutical, China
  • Taro-Testosterone
    Taro Pharmaceutical Industries, Canada
  • Testim
    Ferring GmbH, Estonia
  • Testocaps
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; MSD Belgium, Belgium
  • Undestor
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Romania; MSD, Sweden; MSD, Slovakia; MSD Argentina, Argentina
  • Uromax
    Abbott, Colombia

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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