Compare Methyltestosterone vs. Delatestryl

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

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Treats low testosterone.

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

Treats low testosterone.

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.

2.8/ 5 average rating with 103 reviewsforDelatestryl
Upsides
  • A first-choice treatment for men with low testosterone.
  • Oral form of testosterone that some people prefer over injections and topical gels and patches.
  • 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.
Downsides
  • Not a first-choice treatment for breast cancers that respond to testosterone.
  • Not available as generic, so it can be expensive.
  • 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.
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Used for
  • Low testosterone
  • Delayed puberty
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • Low testosterone
  • Delayed puberty
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • Weight gain
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Injection
Price
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Reviews
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103 reviews so far
43%
saidit'sworth it
21%
saiditworked well
27%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Android (Methyltestosterone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Delatestryl (Testosterone Enanthate Injection) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • 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
    • Inability to move
  • Liver disease
  • Changes in mood
  • Changes in blood sugar
    • Diabetes
  • Changes in blood thinning
    • On blood thinners
  • Blood clots
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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 Delatestryl (Testosterone Enanthate Injection)
  • Swelling in the legs
    • Heart, liver or kidney disease
  • Virilization
    • Female
  • High calcium in the blood
    • Cancer
    • Inability to move
  • Liver disease
  • Changes in mood
  • Changes in blood sugar
    • Diabetes
  • Changes in blood thinning
    • On blood thinners
  • Blood clots
See more detailed risks and warnings