Product Name: Testo-E 250
Active substance: Testosterone Enanthate
Testosterone Enanthate has both anabolic and androgenic properties. Its characteristics are very similar to Testosterone Cypionate’s ones. Basically, Testosterone is a hormone naturally produced in male testicles and in smaller amount in female ovaries. Testosterone Enanthate decreases protein catabolism and at the same time, it increases protein anabolism.
Testosterone Enanthate is prescribed for the replacement therapy in patients with the deficiency or almost absence of the hormone testosterone. Testosterone Enanthate is also indicated for the treatment of the following medical conditions:
- primary hypogonadism;
- hypogonadotropic hypogonadism;
- delayed puberty;
- metastatic mammary cancer in female patients.
Contraindications and Cautions:
The basic contradictions for Testosterone Enanthate treatment include: pregnancy, breast feeding; allergy to any product’s ingredients; serious heart, kidney or liver diseases; prostate cancer, breast cancer (male patients).
Testosterone Enanthate is restricted in the following cases:
- if the patient might become pregnant, is pregnant or is breast feeding;
- if the patient has allergies to any medicines, foods, or other substances, particularly sesame oil;
- enlarged prostate;
- kidney or liver diseases;
- angina (chest pain);
- swelling (edema);
- high blood calcium levels;
- high cholesterol levels;
- coronary artery disease;
- heart disorders.
In these particular cases a dose adjustment might be required. The patient must inform his physician about his medical conditions in order to avoid any adverse effects.
It is not obligatory to experience any of the adverse reactions of the treatment with Testosterone Enanthate. The patient must immediately contact his physician or emergency rooms in case of any of the following side effects occur:
- allergic reactions such as hives; rash; itching; tightness in the chest; difficulty breathing;
- swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue;
- gum or mouth irritation; gum pain; gum tenderness or swelling;
- hair loss;
- depression or mood changes;
- facial hair growth;
- swelling of the ankles or legs;
- breast growth or pain;
- change in the size or shape of the testicles;
- changes in menstrual periods;
- dark urine or light-colored bowel movements;
- painful or prolonged erection;
- change in sex drive;
- stomach pain;
- loss of appetite; nausea;
- weight gain;
- shortness of breath;
- urination problems;
- yellowing of the skin or eyes.
The dosage of Testosterone Enanthate varies depending on patient’s age, sex, medical conditions, response to the treatment, and appearance of any adverse effects. It must be indicated strictly by the physician. Generally the total dose above 400 mg per month is not required because of the increased risk of the side effects. For the treatment of male hypogonadism a dose of 50mg to 400 mg is administrated every 2 to 4 weeks. In male patients with delayed puberty a dose of 50mg to 200 mg is injected every 2 to 4 weeks. For female patients with palliation of inoperable mammary cancer a dose of 200 to 400 mg every 2 to 4 weeks is recommended.
Testosterone Enanthate might interact with the following categories of medicines:
- oral hypoglycemics (eg. Glyburide);
- anticoagulants (eg. Warfarin);
- corticosteroids (eg. Prednisone);
- macrolide immunosuppressants (eg. Tacrolimus).
In order to eliminate the risk of any possible negative consequences the patient must inform the physician about any additional medicines he is administrating, including prescribed or non-prescribed medicines, vitamins, minerals, herbal preparations and etc.
The product must be stored at a room temperature of 68º to 77ºF (20º to 25ºC). The products must be kept away from kids and pets. The product should not be stored in the conditions of heat and moisture.