Generic Name:Testosterone

Testro is a medicated skin gel used for treating certain causes of low testosterone in men. It is available by prescription only and comes in the form of a skin gel. The gel is applied to the skin once daily, typically on the shoulders or upper arms.

Testro has the generic name of testosterone is a prescription skin gel approved to treat low testosterone levels in men due to various causes. It is an anabolic steroid; as a result, it is classified as a controlled substance. Testro is licensed to treat low testosterone levels in men. It can be used to treat low testosterone that is caused by either problem in the brain or with the testes. Healthcare providers may also occasionally recommend the other uses of Testro, such as for the treatment of low testosterone in women or slightly low but it is still considered normal testosterone levels in men. Testro is also available in the labels of Testro A.Q and Testro LA.

How to Use Testro Cream

  • The medication is a gel that is applied to the skin once daily. It comes in single-use tubes.
  • Apply Testro at the same time each day, preferably in the morning. Apply it to clean, dry, healthy skin on the shoulders or upper arms. Do not apply Testro to the genitals.
  • Make sure to wash your hands after applying the gel. Give the gel a few minutes to dry before you dress. Make sure to wait at least five or six hours before showering or swimming.
  • Be sure to cover the application site once the gel is dry with clothing to minimize contact with women or children. You should wash the area thoroughly before any skin-to-skin contact (such as for sexual intercourse).
  • Until the gel dries, it is flammable. Stay away from open flame until the gel is dry.
  • Ideally, the application site should not be washed for two hours after applying the gel, in order to give the medication a chance to be absorbed.

Cautions before Use Testro Cream

  • This medication is not approved for use in women. It has not been adequately studied in women and can cause virilization which is the development of male characteristics, such as a deep voice or body hair in women.
  • Testro can cause or worsen an enlarged prostate. It also appears to increase the risk of prostate cancer.
  • Testro could be very dangerous if taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding phase of women.

Testro Cream Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Testro are as follows:

  • High blood pressure
  • Breast development
  • Headache
  • Hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Watery eyes
  • Mood swings
  • Changes in the sense of smell
  • Taste changes
  • Spontaneous penile erections

Interactions and Overdose of Testro Cream

There are a number of medications that can interact with Testro. Some of the drugs that can interfere with the skin gel include insulin, warfarin, cyclosporine, or corticosteroids. These drug interactions could increase the risk of fluid retention, liver damage, dangerous bleeding, or other potentially serious problems.

Taking an overdose of Testro is likely to cause any of the usual side effects of the medication. The effects of an overdose will be greatest if the drug is applied to the skin; ingesting it by mouth is less likely to cause .Treatment for an overdose primarily involves immediate medical supportive care.


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