Virilon Side Effects
Generic name: methyltestosterone
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 17, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about methyltestosterone. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Virilon.
For the Consumer
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]
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Anaphylactoid reactions[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Hepatocellular neoplasms[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Android Capsules (methyltestosterone)." ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc, Costa Mesa, CA.
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