Jatenzo vs. Xyosted

Are Jatenzo and Xyosted the Same Thing?

Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate) and Xyosted (testosterone enanthate) injection are androgens indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.

Side effects of Jatenzo and Xyosted that are similar include high red blood cell count (polycythemia), swelling of extremities, increased hematocrit, headache, enlarged prostate, and high blood pressure (hypertension).

Side effects of Jatenzo that are different from Xyosted include diarrhea, indigestion/heartburn, belching, and nausea.

Side effects of Xyosted that are different from Jatenzo include increased prostatic specific antigen (PSA), injection site reactions (bruising, bleeding, redness), back pain, increased blood creatine phosphokinase, acne, increased blood testosterone, cough, urinary tract infection (UTI), abdominal pain, joint pain, fatigue, blood in urine, and sleep apnea.

Both Jatenzo and Xyosted may interact with insulin, anticoagulants, corticosteroids, or medications that increase blood pressure.

Jatenzo may also interact with corticosteroids.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Jatenzo?

Common side effects of Jatenzo include:

  • high red blood cell count (polycythemia),
  • diarrhea,
  • indigestion/heartburn,
  • belching,
  • swelling of extremities,
  • nausea,
  • increased hematocrit,
  • headache,
  • enlarged prostate, and
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)

What Are Possible Side Effects of Xyosted?

Common side effects of Xyosted include:

  • increased hematocrit,
  • high blood pressure (hypertension),
  • increased prostatic specific antigen,
  • injection site reactions (bruising, bleeding, redness),
  • headache,
  • back pain,
  • increased blood creatine phosphokinase,
  • acne,
  • increased blood testosterone,
  • cough,
  • swelling of extremities,
  • prostate inflammation,
  • urinary tract infection (UTI),
  • abdominal pain,
  • joint pain,
  • fatigue,
  • blood in urine,
  • polycythemia, and
  • sleep apnea

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What Is Jatenzo?

Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate) is an androgen indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.

What Is Xyosted?

Xyosted (testosterone enanthate) injection is an androgen indicated for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone such as primary or hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (congenital or acquired).

What Drugs Interact With Jatenzo?

Jatenzo may interact with insulin, anticoagulants, corticosteroids, or medications that increase blood pressure. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

What Drugs Interact With Xyosted?

Xyosted may interact with insulin, oral anticoagulants, and medications that can increase blood pressure. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

How Should Jatenzo be Taken?

The starting dose of Jatenzo is 237 mg orally once in the morning and once in the evening. The dose of Jatenzo is adjusted to a minimum of 158 mg twice daily and a maximum of 396 mg twice daily.

How Should Xyosted be Taken?

The starting dose of Xyosted is 75 mg, administered subcutaneously in the abdominal region once a week.

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References
Clarus Therapeutics, Inc. Jatenzo Product Information

https://www.jatenzo.com/

Antares Pharma. Xyosted Product Information

https://www.xyosted.com/

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