Cernos Capsule 10'S

Hormonal Therapy Rx required

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MRP ₹166.50
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Capsule(s) in a Strip * Mkt: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd * Country of Origin: India * Delivery charges if applicable will be applied at checkout

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INTRODUCTION

CERNOS contains Testosterone which is a natural male sex hormone known as an androgen. It is produced in body by both the men and women. It is used in testosterone replacement therapy for adult men to treat the various health problems such as impotence, infertility, low sex drive, tiredness, depressive moods, bone loss caused by low hormone levels caused by a lack of testosterone (male hypogonadism). It increases the blood testosterone concentrations to normal levels which helps to also restore the man’s sex drive and expression of male sex characteristics (e.g. deep voice, body hair).

The recommended dose is 3–4 dose daily during the first 2–3 weeks, followed by a gradual decrease to 1–3 dose daily or as directed by physician. Swallow the medicines whole without chewing, using some water or other fluid. The safety and efficacy of this medicine has not been determined in the children and adolescents. It is not for use in women. Tell your doctor, if you are taking or recently taken or might take any other medicines. The most common side effects include increase in red blood cell count, percentage of red blood cells in blood and haemoglobin which can be identified by periodic blood tests and weight gain.

USES OF CERNOS

  • Used in adult men for the testosterone replacement to treat the various health problems caused by a lack of testosterone (male hypogonadism)

HOW CERNOS WORKS

CERNOS increases the blood testosterone concentrations to normal levels which helps to also restore the man’s sex drive and expression of male sex characteristics (e.g. deep voice, body hair).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

The recommended dose is 3–4 dose daily during the first 2–3 weeks, followed by a gradual decrease to 1–3 dose daily or as directed by physician. Swallow the medicines whole without chewing, using some water or other fluid.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CERNOS

COMMON

  • increase in red blood cell count (cells which carry the oxygen in your blood), hematocrit (percentage of red blood cells in blood) and haemoglobin (the component of red blood cells that carries the oxygen), identified by periodic blood tests
  • weight gain

For children and adolescents:

The following side effects have been reported in the pre-pubertal children using androgens:

  • early sexual development
  • penis enlargement
  • an increased frequency of erections
  • growth limitation (limited body height)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

BREASTFEEDING

CERNOS is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

This medicine has no influence on the driving or using machines.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with CERNOS.

KIDNEY

CERNOS should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

CERNOS should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

OTHERS

Do not take CERNOS if you have or had:

  • a tumour of your prostate or breast or are suspected to have one of these tumours
  • breast cancer which has spread to the bones
  • blood clotting problems - thrombophilia (an abnormality of blood coagulation that increases the risk of thrombosis – blood clots in blood vessels)

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking:

  • anticoagulants (drugs to treat blood clots)
  • antibiotics such as rifampicin
  • barbiturates, carbamazepine, dichloralphenazone, phenylbutazone, phenytoin and primidone

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Testosterone
Pharmacological Category :   Androgen
Therapeutic Indication :   Treat male hypogonadism
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Gel, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT CERNOS

What causes low levels of testosterone?

There are many other the potential causes of low testosterone, including injury (trauma, interrupted blood supply to the testes) or infection of the testes (orchitis).

What does CERNOS do in males?

It is a sex hormone that plays important roles in the body. In men, it helps in regulating the sex drive (libido), bone mass, fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, and production of red blood cells and sperm.

REFERENCES

1. Harrison Wein, Understanding How Testosterone Affects Men; [Published on Sep 2013] [Accessed 21 Dec 2020] https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/understanding-how-testosterone-affects-men

2. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, Anterior pituitary hormones, Chapter 21 – Androgens and Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction, Page – 296, 297.

3. Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Jun 2020] [Accessed 21 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1603.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Testosterone blood level
  • Full blood count

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    TESTOSTERONE 40MG
    Hsn Code
    30043913
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Cernos Capsule 10'S

Cernos Capsule 10'S Mkt: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.166.50
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