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Halotestin Side Effects

Generic Name: fluoxymesterone

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of fluoxymesterone. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Halotestin.

For the Consumer

Applies to fluoxymesterone: oral tablets

Side effects include:

Males: Gynecomastia, frequent or persistent penile erections.

Females: Amenorrhea, other menstrual irregularities, inhibition of gonadotropin secretion, virilization (e.g., deepening of the voice, clitoral enlargement).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to fluoxymesterone: compounding powder, oral tablet

Hepatic

Rare (less than 0.1%): Hepatocellular neoplasms, peliosis hepatis, hepatic coma
Frequency not reported: Cholestatic jaundice, alterations in liver function tests[Ref]

Endocrine

Frequency not reported: Females: Virilization, gonadotropin secretion inhibition, amenorrhea and other menstrual irregularities; Males: Gynecomastia, oligospermia, penile erections of excessive frequency and duration[Ref]

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Increased serum cholesterol; retention of sodium, chloride, water, potassium, calcium, and inorganic phosphates[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Polycythemia; suppression of clotting factors II, V, VII, and X; bleeding in patients on concomitant anticoagulant therapy[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Hirsutism, male pattern baldness, acne[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Nausea[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Headache, generalized paresthesia[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Rare (less than 0.1%): Anaphylactoid reactions
Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Increased or decreased libido, anxiety, depression[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Androxy (fluoxymesterone)." Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.

Not all side effects for Halotestin may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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