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Last updated on 15/07/2021.
GENERIC NAME: Testosterone
CHINESE NAME: 長力大雄，混合睾酮
DRUG CLASS: Endocrine Drugs
SUB CLASS: Androgens
USED FOR: Male hypogonadism
AVAILABLE DOSAGE FORMS:
– 250 mg/ml (injections)
What is Sustanon for?
Sustanon belongs to the class of endocrine drugs. It is an androgen resembling male sex hormones to treat male hypogonadism which is the deficiency of actions of male sex hormones.
How to use it?
Sustanon is injected intramuscularly into the gluteal muscle.
Inject 250 mg every 3 weeks
What are the side effects of Sustanon?
Common side effects of Sustanon include hypertension, skin blister, application site itchiness, increased hematocrit and prostate specific antigen increase.
Who should not take Sustanon?
– People who are allergic to Sustanon or any component of the formulation including peanuts or soy
– Patients with hypercalcemia or hypercalciuria
– Patients with breast cancer or prostate cancer
Common dosing schedule:
Sustanon is to be injected once every 3 weeks.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Sustanon may interact with:
– Corticosteroid, e.g. Hydrocortisone, Prednisolone, Dexamethasone
Sustanon may interact with many other medications. Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
Where to buy Sustanon in Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, Sustanon is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Sustanon in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.