"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved class-wide labeling changes for all prescription testosterone products, the agency announced today.
New safety information from published literature and case reports on the risks "...
Depo-Testosterone Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is testosterone injection (Depo-Testosterone)?
- What are the possible side effects of testosterone injection?
- What is the most important information I should know about testosterone injection?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving testosterone injection?
- How is testosterone injection given?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while receiving testosterone injection?
- What other drugs will affect testosterone injection?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Call your doctor if you miss an appointment for your testosterone injection.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
An overdose of testosterone injection is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while receiving testosterone injection?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using testosterone injection.
What other drugs will affect testosterone injection?
Before receiving testosterone injection, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- the blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin);
- insulin or diabetes medication you take by mouth such as glimepiride (Amaryl, Duetact, Avandaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase, Glynase), metformin (Actoplus Met, Avandamet, Fortamet, Glucophage Janumet), rosiglitazone (Avandia), and others; or
- steroid medicine such as methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol, Medrol, Solu-Medrol), prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone, others), and others.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with testosterone injection. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about testosterone injection.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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