How does this TESTAVIS.C200 work? What will it do for me?
Testosterone belongs to the class of medications called androgens
(male hormones). This
medication is used to replace testosterone in men who have
conditions caused by low
testosterone levels, such as erectile dysfunction (difficulty
getting or keeping an erection).
There are other possible causes for erectile dysfunction, so
testosterone is only used to treat
erectile dysfunction that is caused by low testosterone.
TESTAVIS.C200 works by replacing the testosterone that the
body is missing. Testosterone
cypionate should only be used if testosterone deficiency has
been confirmed by symptoms
and blood tests.
TESTAVIS C.200 may be available under multiple brand names
and/or in several different
forms. Any specific brand name of this medication may not be
available in all of the forms or
approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well,
some forms of this medication
may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for
conditions other than those listed in
these drug information articles. If you have not discussed
this with your doctor or are not
sure why you are taking this medication, speak to your
doctor. Do not stop taking this
medication without consulting your doctor.
Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they
have the same symptoms as you do.
It can be harmful for people to take this medication if
their doctor has not prescribed it.
What form(s) does this medication come in?
This medication is available as an injectable.
How should I use this medication?
The usual adult dose of testosterone cypionate in men is 200
mg every two weeks, to a
maximum of 400 mg per month. It is given as an injection
into the gluteal muscle (buttocks)
by a doctor.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a
person needs, such as body weight,
other medical conditions, and other medications. If your
doctor has recommended a dose
different from the ones listed here, do not change the way
that you are taking the medication
without consulting your doctor.
It is important this medication be given exactly as
recommended by your doctor. If you miss
an appointment to receive testosterone cypionate, contact
your doctor as soon as possible
to reschedule your appointment.
Store this medication at room temperature, protect it from light
and moisture, and keep it out
of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the
sink or in the toilet) or in
household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medications that are no longer
needed or have expired.
Who should NOT take this medication?
Do not use this medication if you:
are allergic to testosterone or any ingredients of the
are female (especially if you are pregnant or
have, or are suspected to have, prostate or breast cancer.
What side effects are possible with TESTAVIS.C200?
Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an
unwanted response to a
medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects
can be mild or severe, temporary or
The side effects listed below are not experienced by
everyone who takes this medication. If
you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and
benefits of this medication with
The following side effects have been reported by at least 1%
of people taking this
medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and
some may go away on their
own over time.
Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and
they are severe or bothersome.
Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side
hair loss, thinning hair, or baldness
sleep disturbances caused by breathing problems (sleep
skin irritation or redness at the injection site
Although most of these side effects listed below don’t
happen very often, they could lead to
serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following
side effects occur:
breast soreness or enlargement
fast or irregular heartbeat
high blood pressure
problems with urination (change in frequency or colour,
dribbling, pain or straining when
urinating, weak urine stream, small urine amounts)
prolonged (more than 4 hours) or painful erections, or
erections that happen too often
signs of depression (e.g., poor concentration, changes in
weight, changes in sleep,
decreased interest in activities, thoughts of suicide)
signs of a blood clot in the arm or leg (tenderness, pain,
swelling, warmth, or redness in the
arm or leg) or lungs (difficulty breathing, sharp chest pain
that is worst when breathing in,
coughing, coughing up blood, sweating, or passing out)
swelling of ankles and legs (for people with heart, liver,
or kidney problems)
symptoms of liver problems, such as:
loss of appetite
nausea or vomiting
yellow eyes or skin.
TESTAVIS.C200(200mg/ml) in 10 ampules of 1ml each
|Each ml contains: