Company contact details Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Testosterone should be used with caution in patients with thrombophilia, as there have been post-marketing studies and reports of thrombotic events in these patients during testosterone therapy.
Active ingredient testosterone. Androgens may accelerate the progression of sub-clinical prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia. TESTIM should not be used to treat non-specific symptoms suggestive of hypogonadism if testosterone deficiency has not been demonstrated and if other aetiologies responsible for the symptoms have not been excluded.
TESTIM is not indicated in children and has not been clinically evaluated in males under 18 years of age. In this case, treatment must be stopped immediately.
Pharmacologic Class: Find out more here. Legal Category POM: Testim Dosage Generic name: When androgens are used simultaneously with anti-coagulants, the anti-coagulant effects may be increased.
Patients receiving oral anticoagulants require close monitoring, especially when androgen therapy is started or stopped.
At any time during treatment, after initial titration, the dose may need to be reduced if serum testosterone levels are raised above the upper limit of the normal range. Prescription only medicine. Jaundice and liver function test abnormalities.
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Enter Zip Code GoodRx. Testosterone is metabolised to various 17-keto steroids through two different pathways.
In patients treated with TESTIM no differences in the average daily serum testosterone concentration at steady state were observed based on age or cause of hypogonadism. Strict adherence to the following precautions is advised in order to minimize the potential for secondary exposure to testosterone from Testim-treated skin: Pregnant and nursing women must avoid skin contact with application sites on men.
If the patient develops a severe application site reaction, treatment should be reviewed and discontinued if necessary. May affect thyroid levels. To ensure proper serum testosterone levels are achieved, early morning serum testosterone should be measured before applying the next dose, approximately 7-14 days after initiation of therapy.
Non-virilised patients may require treatment with one tube for a longer period of time before the dose is increased, as needed.