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Testosterone, Andro, depoAndro, Androdern, Testoderm

Description

Testosterone is a hormone.

Action

testosterone

Indications

breast carcinoma, cryptorchidism, delayed puberty, hypogonadism, impotence, lichen sclerosus, microphallus,

Side Effects

acne vulgaris, amenorrhea, edema, elevated hepatic enzymes, epiphyseal closure, feminization, hepatitis, hypercalcemia, jaundice, libido decrease, libido increase, mastalgia, nausea/vomiting, oligomenorrhea, priapism, prostate carcinoma, prostatic hypertrophy, pruritus, skin discoloration, virilization, weight gain,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Licorice
Licorice may reduce testosterone levels in men.


Positive interactions:

Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto)
Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto) inhibits converstion of testosterone to dihydro-testosterone (DHT).

Zinc picolinate
Zinc picolinate inhibits converstion of testosterone to dihydro-testosterone and estrogen.

 

 

 

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