Dosage form of testosterone propionate – solution for injection in olive oil 1% and 5%: an oily liquid of light yellow or light green color, with a specific smell [1 ml in ampoules: in a cardboard package of 10 ampoules complete with an ampoule knife/scarifier or 5 ampoules in a contour cell package, in a cardboard package of 2 packages complete with an ampoule knife/scarifier (ampoule knife/scarifier is placed only in packs with a certain type of ampoules, without a break point/ring).INDICATIONS
functional disorders in the reproductive system (including impotence associated with endocrine disorders, eunuchoidism, oligospermia);
menopause (the period after 50 years when men are no longer able to reproduce) and related nervous and vascular disorders;
acromegaly (enlargement of internal organs, legs and arms, nose and lower jaw, metabolic disorders).
breast and ovarian cancer in women under the age of 60;
dysfunctional uterine bleeding in elderly women;
menopausal vascular and nervous disorders (if there are contraindications to the use of estrogenic or female sex hormone drugs).METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE
Testosterone propionate is intended for intramuscular or subcutaneous administration. A single dose is usually 1 ml of the solution. The interval between injections is 1-2 days.
Recommended dosage regimens:
eunuchoidism, underdevelopment of the gonads, acromegaly: 25 mg of testosterone daily or 25-50 mg every 1-2 days. The duration of treatment is individual, depending on the severity of the effect. In the future, the patient is transferred to maintenance therapy-5-10 mg daily or every other day;
prostate hypertrophy: 10 mg every other day for 1-2 months.;
impotence of endocrine origin, menopause in men: 10 mg daily or 25 mg 2-3 times a week for 1-2 months.
The course of treatment for women is determined by the doctor individually, depending on the indications and the severity of the symptoms. In case of dysfunctional uterine bleeding, 1-2 ml of 1% solution is prescribed every other day. Course – 20-30 injections