Valeant Pharmaceuticals International | Android (Medication)
Android/methyltestosterone is used in men who do not make enough of a natural substance called testosterone. In males, testosterone is responsible for many normal functions, including growth and development of the genitals, muscles, and bones. It also helps cause normal sexual development (puberty) in boys.
Android is similar to the natural testosterone produced by your body. It belongs to a class of drugs known as androgens. It works by affecting many body systems so that the body can develop and function normally. Android/methyltestosterone may also be used in certain adolescent boys to cause puberty in those with delayed puberty. ...
Nausea, vomiting, headache, skin color changes, increased/decreased sexual interest, oily skin, hair loss, and acne may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:mental/mood changes (such as anxiety, depression, increased anger), trouble sleeping/snoring. If you are male, tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:trouble urinating, breast swelling/tenderness, too frequent/prolonged erections. Rarely, males may have a painful or prolonged erection lasting 4 or more hours. If this occurs, stop using this drug and seek immediate medical attention, or permanent problems could occur. This medication can decrease sperm production, an effect that may lower male fertility.
If you are female, tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:deepening of the voice, hoarseness, unusual facial/body hair growth, enlarged clitoris, irregular menstrual periods. This medication can cause your body to hold on to extra body water (edema). This can increase your risk of heart failure. ...
Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have:breast cancer in men, prostate cancer. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:heart disease (such as heart failure, chest pain, heart attack), liver problems, kidney problems, other types of cancer, certain mineral imbalance (high calcium blood level), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, breathing problems (such as sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), diabetes.
If you have diabetes, this product may decrease your blood sugar levels. Check your blood sugar levels regularly as directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if you have symptoms of low blood sugar, such as increased hunger, dizziness, or unusual sweating.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...