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Testolactone Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to testolactone: oral tablet

Along with its needed effects, testolactone may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking testolactone:

Less Common

  • Numbness or tingling of fingers, toes, or face

Some side effects of testolactone may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less Common

  • Diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea or vomiting
  • pain or swelling in feet or lower legs
  • swelling or redness of tongue

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to testolactone: oral tablet

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal effects including glossitis, anorexia, nausea, and vomiting have been reported.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular effects including increase in blood pressure and edema of the extremities have been reported.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system effects including paresthesia have been reported.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic effects including maculopapular erythema have been reported. Alopecia, both with or without associated nail growth disturbance has been reported rarely.[Ref]

General

General effects including malaise and aches in the extremities have been reported.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Teslac (testolactone)" Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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