Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Striant


Testosterone is used for the treatment of men whose bodies do not make enough natural testosterone, a condition called hypogonadism. Testosterone is a male hormone responsible for the growth and development of male sex organs and maintenance of secondary sex characteristics.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, testosterone is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Female-to-male transsexualism in patients with gender identity disorder, (person who is born as a woman but adapts to a man's lifestyle, sees herself as a man, and feels like a man instead of a woman).

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Patch, Extended Release