Compare Fluoxymesterone vs. Methyltestosterone

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Androxy (Fluoxymesterone)

Prescription only
Treats low testosterone.

While Androxy (Fluoxymesterone) is available for treating low testosterone, other treatments are better first choices.

Treats low testosterone.

Android (Methyltestosterone) is an oral form of testosterone that's easy to take but not available as a generic yet.

Upsides
  • Available as an oral tablet.
  • A first-choice treatment for men with low testosterone.
  • Oral form of testosterone that some people prefer over injections and topical gels and patches.
Downsides
  • Not considered a first-choice treatment for low testosterone, and not recommended for treating breast cancers that respond to testosterone.
  • Available only as brand name, so it can be expensive.
  • Not a first-choice treatment for breast cancers that respond to testosterone.
  • Not available as generic, so it can be expensive.
Used for
  • Low testosterone
  • Delayed puberty
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • Low testosterone
  • Delayed puberty
  • Metastatic breast cancer
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
The Androxy (Fluoxymesterone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Android (Methyltestosterone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Changes in blood sugar

    Diabetes

  • Breast tissue changes

    Male

  • Changes in sex drive

    Male

  • Inability to urinate

    Enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy)

  • Changes in sperm

    Taking high doses of Androxy (Fluoxymesterone)

  • Swelling in the legs

    Heart, liver or kidney disease

  • Virilization

    Female

  • High calcium in the blood

    Breast cancer

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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  • Breast tissue changes

    Male

  • Changes in sex drive

    Male

  • Inability to urinate

    Enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy)

  • Changes in sperm

    Taking high doses of Android (Methyltestosterone)

  • Swelling in the legs

    Heart, liver or kidney disease

  • Virilization

    Female

  • High calcium in the blood

    Breast cancer

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Changes in blood sugar

    Diabetes

  • Changes in blood thinning

    On blood thinners

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