Treats low testosterone.
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This testosterone injection only has to be given once or twice a month and you can do it at home, but someone has to help you inject.
- A first-choice treatment for low testosterone in men and delayed puberty in boys.
- Available in generic.
- Only has to be given once every 2 to 4 weeks.
- The shot can be done at home.
- Only available as a shot.
- Has to be given by someone else since it has to be injected into your buttocks.
- Not a first-choice treatment for breast cancers that respond to testosterone.
The testosterone injection works by adding or replacing the hormone testosterone in your body. Testosterone is responsible for causing and maintaining many of the changes in male bodies from puberty on. Also, it can slow the spread of certain kinds of breast cancer.
Side effect rates for Delatestryl (testosterone enanthate injection)
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- Higher risk if:
- › Male
Taking Delatestryl (Testosterone Enanthate Injection) can cause swelling and breast tissue changes if you're a man. Talk to your doctor if this is a problem.
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- There have been reports of people on Delatestryl (Testosterone Enanthate Injection) who have developed high levels of calcium in the blood, which can be bad for the kidneys. This can happen if you have cancer or if you are unable to move around. If you notice a metallic taste in your mouth, muscle or joint pain or a bad headache, talk to your doctor, since they may have to stop the medication.
- If you're on Delatestryl (Testosterone Enanthate Injection), and you notice pain in your abdomen, or if your skin or the whites of your eyes turn yellow, call your doctor immediately. This can be liver damage.