Oreton Methyl Side Effects
Generic name: methyltestosterone
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 17, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about methyltestosterone. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Oreton Methyl.
Applies to methyltestosterone: oral capsules, 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 methyltestosterone: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral tablet.
The more commonly reported adverse effects of androgen therapy in males is gynecomastia and excessive frequency and duration of penile erections; in women, virilization including voice deepening and clitoral enlargement.[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Peliosis hepatic
Frequency not reported: acceleration of bone maturation without producing compensatory gain in linear growth resulting in compromised adult stature[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Suppression of clotting factors II, V, VII, and X; bleeding (in patients on concomitant anticoagulant therapy and polycythemia)[Ref]
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Anaphylactoid reactions[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Hepatocellular neoplasms[Ref]
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