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Methyltestosterone is classified as an androgen. Androgens are hormones that play a key role in reproduction, as well as male features. Androgens can be found naturally in men and women, in the testes and ovaries. Testosterone is a primary androgen. Methyltestosterone is a synthetic testosterone, a custom pharmacy drug utilized in modern medicine for a myriad of conditions such as delayed puberty, breast cancer in women, and various hormonal issues.


Methyltestosterone comes in various forms for delivery to the body but oral forms of administration are common. When taken by mouth, methyltestosterone is generally prescribed at a dosage of one to four times daily, as directed by your doctor. The oral form of methyltestosterone can be taken with food, or without. Current testosterone levels will be a deciding factor when your doctor recommends dosage. Extremely serious side effects may develop if this drug is abused or taken in higher doses than prescribed by your doctor; always strictly follow your doctor's directions for usage and dosage.


Side effects often differ from one individual to the next. Prepare for potential side effects and know how to respond if encountered. Common side effects listed below may require medical treatment. Contact your doctor right away if you experience any side effects that seem to be worsening, becoming more intense, or staying around. Common side effects seen with methyltestosterone are:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased Sexual Interest
  • Acne
  • Oily Skin
  • Skin Color Change
  • Loss of Hair

Severe Side Effects:

Some may experience severe side effects. Severe side effects require a prompt consultation with your doctor for evaluation. If you experience anything that feels severe, or any of the known severe side effects listed below, see your doctor right away or visit a healthcare facility for treatment.

Partial List of Some Severe Side Effects:

  • Anxiety and/or Depression
  • Mood Swings
  • Swelling
  • Extreme Tiredness
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Signs of Liver Disease (pain in the abdomen, tiredness, jaundice, nausea, dark urine)

Severe Side Effects (male only)

  • Trouble Urinating
  • Swelling and/or Tenderness (Breasts)
  • Prolonged Erections

Severe Side Effects (female only)

  • Irregular Menstrual Periods
  • Unusual Hair Growth
  • Deepening Voice
  • Hoarseness
  • Enlarged Clitoris

Emergency Medical Treatment Required:
If you experience any of the following, get emergency medical treatment immediately:

  • Confusion
  • Abnormal Sweating
  • Fainting
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid Breathing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • One Side of Body Weakness
  • Sudden Change in Vision
  • Pain in Jaw
  • Left Arm Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • Warmth or Pain in Groin and/or Calf
  • Swelling in Groin and/or Calf
  • Difficulty Speaking


All patients considering the use of methyltestosterone should first consult with their doctor before beginning use to discuss medical history, present state of health, and to inform their doctor of any medications currently being used. No one should use this drug unless they have seen their doctor and been given clearance to begin using it.

There are many possible contraindications for the use of methyltestosterone. It is important to have a discussion with your doctor about all possible contraindications that may be relevant to you and your condition, age, health status, and current treatment. Discuss your options with your doctor.

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