SUSTAVIRON 250 Injection 1ml

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

SUSTAVIRON 250 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 is administered by a doctor or nurse. It is given by very slow injection into the muscle, every 2 to 3 weeks. 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 SUSTAVIRON 250

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

HOW SUSTAVIRON 250 WORKS

SUSTAVIRON 250 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

It is administered by a doctor or nurse. It is given by very slow injection into the muscle, every 2 to 3 weeks. The injections are continued for as long as your doctor considers necessary, depending on the individual circumstances. Men receiving the long-term treatment may be later injections given at 3 to 6 weeks intervals. Your doctor will measure your blood testosterone levels before starting treatment and during the treatment at the end of an injection interval and adjust your dose as necessary.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SUSTAVIRON 250

SERIOUS

  • allergic reaction may include severe rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue, weakness, feeling dizzy or faint and nausea

COMMON

  • increase in red blood cell count, percentage of red blood cells in blood and haemoglobin
  • weight gain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin rash:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

BREASTFEEDING

SUSTAVIRON 250 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 SUSTAVIRON 250.

KIDNEY

SUSTAVIRON 250 should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

SUSTAVIRON 250 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 SUSTAVIRON 250, if you:

  • suffer from androgen (steroid hormone) dependent prostate or breast cancer
  • have high calcium levels in your blood
  • tend to retain the fluid causing, for example, swelling of ankles
  • suffer from the sleep apnoea (interrupted breathing during sleep)
  • have blood clotting problems through 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
  • oxyphenbutazone (used to treat pain or inflammation)
  • medicines for treatment of diabetes, e.g. metformin

SYNOPSIS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature 15-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT SUSTAVIRON 250

What does SUSTAVIRON 250 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. Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Jan 2020] [Accessed 21 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3733.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Testosterone blood level
  • Full blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    15 g
    Ingredient
    TESTOSTERONE 250 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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