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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Testosterone Cypionate Injection is indicated for replacement therapy in the male in conditions associated with symptoms of deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.

1. Primary hypogonadism...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Prior to initiating Testosterone Cypionate Injection, confirm the diagnosis of hypogonadism by ensuring that serum testosterone concentrations have been measured in the morning on at least two...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

  1. Known hypersensitivity to the drug
  2. Males with carcinoma of the breast
  3. Males with known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate gland
  4. Women who are pregnant (see...
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WARNINGS

Hypercalcemia may occur in immobilized patients. If this occurs, the drug should be discontinued.

Prolonged use of high doses of androgens (principally the 17-α alkyl-androgens) has been associated with...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following adverse reactions in the male have occurred with some androgens:

Endocrine and urogenital: Gynecomastia and excessive frequency and duration of penile erections. Oligospermia may occur at...

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

Controlled Substance

Testosterone Cypionate Injection contains testosterone, a Schedule III controlled substance in the Controlled Substances...

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OVERDOSAGE

There have been no reports of acute overdosage with the androgens.

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DESCRIPTION

Testosterone Cypionate Injection, for intramuscular injection, contains testosterone cypionate which is the oil-soluble 17 (beta)- cyclopentylpropionate ester of the androgenic hormone testosterone.

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Endogenous androgens are responsible for normal growth and development of the male sex organs and for maintenance of secondary sex characteristics. These effects include growth and maturation of the...

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HOW SUPPLIED

Testosterone Cypionate Injection is available as follows:

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