Methyltestosterone - Instructions For Use, Price, Reviews, Analogues

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Methyltestosterone - Instructions For Use, Price, Reviews, Analogues
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Methyltestosterone: instructions for use and reviews

  1. 1. Release form and composition
  2. 2. Pharmacological properties
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Contraindications
  5. 5. Method of application and dosage
  6. 6. Side effects
  7. 7. Overdose
  8. 8. Special instructions
  1. 9. Application during pregnancy and lactation
  2. 10. Use in childhood
  3. 11. Drug interactions
  4. 12. Analogs
  5. 13. Terms and conditions of storage
  6. 14. Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
  7. 15. Reviews
  8. 16. Price in pharmacies

Latin name: Methyltestosterone

ATX code: G03BA02

Active ingredient: methyltestosterone (methyltestosterone)

Manufacturer: Moskhimfarmpreparaty them. ON. Semashko (Russia), Akrikhin, JSC (Russia)

Description and photo update: 2019-23-08

Methyltestosterone tablets
Methyltestosterone tablets

Methyltestosterone is an androgenic drug.

Release form and composition

It is produced in the form of tablets (in blisters of 10 pcs., 2-5 packages in a cardboard box).

The active ingredient is a part of 1 tablet: methyltestosterone - 5 mg.

Pharmacological properties


Methyltestosterone interacts on the surface of cells in target organs with specific receptors of the cytoplasmic membrane, penetrates into the nucleus and cytoplasm, which leads to the activation of the genetic apparatus.

Provides normal development and growth of male genital organs and secondary sexual characteristics: secretory activity and growth of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, scrotum, penis, hair growth of the pubic and axillary regions, coarsening of the voice and thickening of the vocal cords, reduces fat deposition and increases muscle mass.

It leads to the retention of sodium, nitrogen, phosphates, carbonates, helps to reduce the excretion of calcium by the kidneys and its deposition in the bones. During puberty, it controls the growth of bones in length. Inhibits the release and production of LH and FSH (luteinizing and follicle-stimulating hormones) by the pituitary gland.


Methyltestosterone is rapidly absorbed after oral administration. C max (maximum concentration of the substance) is reached in 2 hours.

T 1/2 (half-life) - from 3 to 4 hours. Biotransformation takes place in the liver. It is excreted mainly by the kidneys: 10% - as an unchanged substance, 90% - in the form of metabolites.

Indications for use

  • Men: hypogonadism (primary and hypogonadotropic), menopause, feminine appearance and physique in pubertal boys;
  • Women: inoperable breast cancer in the postmenopausal period, as well as in the postoperative time after radical surgical interventions for neoplastic processes in the mammary gland during premenopause.


  • Carcinoma of the prostate;
  • Breast swelling;
  • Puberty;
  • Pregnancy;
  • Hypersensitivity to drug components.

Instructions for the use of Methyltestosterone: method and dosage

Methyltestosterone is taken orally.

Depending on the indications, the drug is prescribed in the following daily doses:

  • Delay in sexual development, growth retardation and infantilism in children and adolescents: 5-10 mg;
  • Climacteric syndrome: 5-15 mg, course duration - 30-60 days;
  • Dysmenorrhea in elderly women: 10-20 mg (Methyltestosterone is prescribed before the onset of menstruation for 5-6 days);
  • Adenoma of the prostate gland in the initial stage: 20-30 mg, course duration - 30-60 days;
  • Ovarian and breast cancer: 5-10 mg.

The highest single dose is 50 mg, the daily dose is 100 mg.

Side effects

  • Women: hirsutism, virilization symptoms, amenorrhea, acne;
  • Men: oligospermia and gynecomastia;
  • General: allergic reactions, hypercalcemia, edema, cholestatic hepatitis, changes in libido, dyspeptic symptoms, hepatocellular carcinoma, increased bleeding, headache, hyperlipidemia, anxiety, generalized paresthesias, depression.


There is no information.

special instructions

Before using the drug, as well as in cases of the development of atypical symptoms, you should consult a doctor.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

According to the instructions, Methyltestosterone is not prescribed during pregnancy.

There is no data on the use of the drug during lactation.

Pediatric use

Drug therapy at puberty is contraindicated.

Drug interactions

Methyltestosterone enhances the action of insulin and indirect anticoagulants. Its androgenic activity is reduced by cimetidine, parathyroidin and barbiturates.


Methyltestosterone analogs are: Testanate for injection 10%, Omnadren 250, Andriol, Sustanon-250, Androgel, Nebido, Testosterone propionate.

Terms and conditions of storage

Store in a dark place, out of reach of children.

The shelf life is 5 years.

Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Dispensed by prescription.

Reviews of Methyltestosterone

Reviews of Methyltestosterone are few. The drug causes a large number of adverse reactions, therefore, therapy with other testosterone derivatives with less toxicogenicity is recommended.

Price for Methyltestosterone in pharmacies

The price of Methyltestosterone is unknown, since the drug is not available in pharmacies. The approximate cost of analogs: Nebido (solution for intramuscular injection 250 mg / ml, 1 ampoule of 4 ml) - 4730-4988 rubles, Omnadren 250 (solution for intramuscular injection of oil, 1 ampoule of 1 ml) - 765-821 rubles, Androgel (gel for external use 1%, 30 sachets, 5 g each) - 2381–2698 rubles.

Maria Kulkes
Maria Kulkes

Maria Kulkes Medical journalist About the author

Education: First Moscow State Medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, specialty "General Medicine".

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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