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Sustanon 100 mg Injection

Manufactured byOrganon (India) Ltd.
ContainsTestosterone
Description

Sustanon 100 mg Injection is used to treat conditions caused by low levels of testosterone hormone in men. These conditions include delayed puberty, impotence, and other hormonal imbalances. It is also used to treat certain types of breast cancer in women.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sustanon 100 mg Injection

  • Enlargement of breasts in males
  • Weight gain
  • Acne
  • Hair loss
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Fast or slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Pain at the injection site

Uses of Sustanon 100 mg Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Male hypogonadism
  • Delayed Puberty (Male)
  • Breast cancer
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before administering this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to testosterone or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Breast cancer in males

This medicine is not recommended for use in men with breast cancer.

Prostate cancer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of prostate cancer.

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known pregnancy or suspected pregnancy.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before administering this medicine.
General warnings

Prostate cancer

This medicine should be used with caution in geriatric patients due to an increased risk of prostate cancer. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Heart diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of heart diseases due to the increased risk of a heart attack and stroke. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Fluid retention

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with fluid retention and edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of fluid and electrolytes level is recommended for such patients.

Polycythemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of polycythemia (increased red blood cell count) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of hemoglobin and hematocrit levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Hypercalcemia

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of hypercalcemia (increased blood calcium levels), hyperparathyroidism (overproduction of parathyroid hormone in the body), or kidney dysfunction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of calcium levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Testosterone abuse

This medicine is not recommended for use in higher doses than prescribed. If testosterone abuse is suspected, frequent monitoring of serum testosterone levels should be done to ensure that they are in the therapeutic range.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Leflunomide

Levothyroxine

Anticoagulants

Fluconazole

Glimepiride

Disease interactions

Carcinoma in males

This medicine is not recommended for use in male patients with carcinoma of the breast or prostate since it may worsen the patient's condition. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on clinical conditions.

Fluid Retention and edema

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with fluid overload and edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Bleeding disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of excessive bleeding. Close monitoring of prothrombin time or INR is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood glucose levels when used along with antidiabetic medicines. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary for patients with diabetes while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual signs and symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual signs and symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney diseases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine helps in the growth, development, and functioning of the male sexual organs and typical secondary sexual characteristics. This medicine works by supplying synthetic testosterone to replace the testosterone that is normally produced in the body. It is used to treat breast cancer by stopping the release of estrogen.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Androgens and anabolic steroids

Schedule

Schedule H

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