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Testosterone injection 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 the male sex organs and maintenance of secondary sex characteristics.
Testosterone injection is also used in women with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic).
Testosterone injection is also used to stimulate delayed puberty in male teenagers.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor. The Aveed® brand is only available under a restricted distribution program called the Aveed® REMS program. Xyosted™ is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: June 01, 2023
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