Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Men's Health

Depo-Testosterone

(testosterone cypionate injection)

Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Men's Health
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4.06Depo-Testosterone

Treats low testosterone.

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Our bottom line

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.

Prices and discounts
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    $26.74
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Upsides

  • 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.
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Downsides

  • Only available as a shot.
  • Has to be given by someone else since it has to be injected into your buttocks.
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Lowest price for 1 1ml of 200mg/ml vials
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$10.43
  • Price before coupon
    $26.74
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $10.43
    61% savings
How it works

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.

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Used for
  • Low testosterone
  • Gender identity disorder (female-to-male transsexual)
Dosage forms
  • Injection
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Side effect rates for Depo-Testosterone (testosterone cypionate injection)

Risks and Warnings for Depo-Testosterone (testosterone cypionate injection)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Male

    Taking Depo-Testosterone (Testosterone Cypionate Injection) can cause swelling and breast tissue changes if you're a man. Talk to your doctor if this is a problem.

Common concerns from people taking Depo-Testosterone (testosterone cypionate injection)

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Kidneys and liver
  • There have been reports of people on Depo-Testosterone (Testosterone Cypionate Injection) who have developed high levels of calcium in the blood, which can be bad for the kidneys. This can happen if you are unable to move around or have cancer. 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.