Testoretard 100 Injection

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Testoretard 100 Injection Information

Testoretard 100 Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Male Hypogonadism. The alternative uses of Testoretard 100 Injection have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Testoretard 100 Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Testoretard 100 Injection have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Testoretard 100 Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Testoretard 100 Injection's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Testoretard 100 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type III must refrain from the use of Testoretard 100 Injection since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Testoretard 100 Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Testoretard 100 Injection with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Testoretard 100 Injection is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Testoretard 100 Injection Benefits & Uses

Testoretard 100 Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Testoretard 100 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Male Hypogonadism
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Male Hypogonadism
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice

Testoretard 100 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Testoretard 100 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Testoretard. If you are pregnant, do not take Testoretard without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Testoretard 100 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Testoretard. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Testoretard 100 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Kidney can be affected by Testoretard. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Testoretard 100 Injection on the Liver?


    Testoretard can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Testoretard 100 Injection on the Heart?


    Testoretard can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate


Testoretard 100 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Testoretard 100 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Testoretard 100 Injection

  • Is this Testoretard 100 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Testoretard 100 Injection does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Testoretard 100 Injection will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Testoretard 100 Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Testoretard 100 Injection in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Testoretard 100 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Testoretard 100 Injection


    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Testoretard 100 Injection together with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Testoretard 100 Injection


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Testoretard 100 Injection with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Testoretard 100 Injection

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Testoretard bring on puberty?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Testoretard can bring on puberty. It is used in the treatment of the delayed puberty in adolescent boys between the age group of 14 -17 years which might be caused by low testosterone levels. Testoretard helps in delayed puberty by restoring this hormonal balance.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Testoretard helpful in erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Testoretard is helpful in erectile dysfunction (ED). It is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction alone or in combination with other medicines. It works by restoring the normal levels of testosterone in the body whose deficiency might be responsible for causing erectile dysfunction.

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Testoretard?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Usually, Testoretard is given for 2 - 4 weeks which may vary from case to case basis depending on the age, gender, and diagnosis of the patient. You are advised take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Testoretard cause high calcium levels?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Yes, Testoretard can cause high calcium levels (hypercalcemia) in immobilized patients. It is a known side effect of this drug that occurs very rarely. however, this effect is reversible and restored normal levels of calcium after discontinuation of this drug.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Testoretard cause headache?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Rarely, Testoretard causes a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact mechanism of a headache caused by this drug is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after consuming this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest, even after this pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 298-300

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1187-1190

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Depo® Testosterone



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