Methyltestosterone is an androgenic compound contained in medications used to treat testosterone deficiency in men. In addition, Methyltestosterone is also advantageous for women in treating breast cancer, breast pain, puffiness due to pregnancy and to encourage growth and weight gain. With the addition of estrogen, it can also treat menopause symptoms.
Methyltestosterone replaces the hormone testosterone when the human body doesn’t produce enough testosterone and stimulate puberty. Normally, Methyltestosterone works by raising the testosterone level in the blood. Methyltestosterone is the oldest form of oral steroids developed by different manufacturers, and promoted in various countries including the United States. It is quite androgenic, with least anabolic consequences. In sports, Methyltestosterone is commonly used to encourage aggression among power lifters and those looking to enhance their physical exertion.
The common side-effects associated with Methyltestosterone are abnormal hair growth; abnormal skin sensations; acne; anxiety; baldness; breast growth; changes in sexual desire; general body discomfort; headache; mood changes. Seek medical attention immediately if any of these side effects occur: The other side effects are Rashes, hives, difficulty in breathing; chest tightness, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue, ankle swelling; changes in menstrual periods; changes in skin color; deepening of the voice, hopelessness, frequent or persistent erections, gruffness; more hair on the face; vomiting; new lumps or pain; urinary problems, unusual staining or bleeding; queasiness; weight gain; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
It is advisable to use Methyltestosterone as directed by the medical doctor. Don’t take the medication in excess quantities. Methyltestosterone may be taken with or without food. If indigestion takes place, take Methyltestosterone with food to ease stomach irritation. The physician should be informed, if the person using Methyltestosterone is suffering from prostate cancer, breast cancer (males), liver problems, heart disease, kidney problems, enlarged prostate, or any allergies. It must not be used during pregnancy. In case, the dose is missed, take it as soon as remembered. Don’t take it if it’s time for the next dose.