Andriol comprises of generic Testosterone as a vital component. It is used for the normal growth and development of the male secondary sex characteristics. It is also used for the treatment of primary hypogonadism in males.
How does Andriol functions?
Testosterone functions by activation of the androgen receptor and by conversion to estradiol and activation of certain estrogen receptors.
When you must not take Andriol?
If you are experiencing tumor of prostate and breast, then you should not use this medication.
Avoid consumption of this medication, if you are sensitive towards testosterone undecanoate.
If you are suffering from severe kidney disease, then you should not administer this medication.
Intake of this medication should be avoided in case of heart related disorder.
What are the drug interactions of Andriol?
Barbiturates such as Amobarbital, Pentobarbital
Anti-diabetic drugs such as Chlorpropamide, Glibenclamide
Anti-coagulants like Heparin, Warfarin
What are the storage conditions of Andriol?
You should store this medicine at a room temperature of 250C in a cool and dry place. It should be kept away from direct heat, light and moisture.
What is the recommended dose of Andriol?
Dose of Andriol is adjusted by doctor according to the blood testosterone level.
You should consume one capsule in morning and evening. You should avoid chewing the tablet and should administer this medicine Food allows testosterone undecanoate, the active substance of this medicine, to be taken up by your body.
What are the adverse effects shown by Andriol?
Some side effects shown by Andriol are sleeplessness, chills, unusual tiredness, headache, anxiety, mental depression, excitation, confusion, dizziness, nervousness, mood swings and muscle pain.
What are the precautionary tips to be followed while using Andriol?
Consumption of this medicine for treatment with male hormones like testosterone may increase the size of the prostate gland, so you should get regularly examined for prostate gland.
Before starting the treatment, doctor measures testosterone blood levels and on the basis of this test the dose of this medication will be adjusted by doctor.
Safety and efficacy should be maintained in case of children.