Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone) is indicated for use in men. It is for those who do not make enough of a natural substance called testosterone. It is responsible for many functions including; growth and development of genitals, bones, and muscles.
This medication helps cause normal sexual development in boys (puberty). This is similar to the natural testosterone that the body makes. This can also be used in certain adolescent boys with delayed puberty.
How does Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone) work?
Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone) is a synthetic androgenic anabolic steroid. Like testosterone and other androgenic hormones, this drug binds to the androgen receptor. It creates retention of potassium, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sodium. It increases protein anabolism and decreases amino acid catabolism. It also lessens urinary excretion of calcium. It affects many body systems so that the body can develop and function normally.
Why use Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone)?
Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone) belongs to the class of medications called androgens. This comes as a tablet for oral use. Each tablet has the strengths of 2 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg. It contains an active ingredient of Fluoxymesterone. It is a white or nearly white and odorless crystalline powder. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved this medication.
How to use Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone)?
The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition and response. Remember to take the prescription exactly. Do not take it more often or for longer than it is prescribed.
This drug is to be taken by mouth. It is usually taken 1-4 times a day. Take it with a full glass of water. You may buy this without prescription and also take it with or without food. Take it at the same time each day. If your condition does not improve or worsen, inform your doctor.
What are the side-effects of Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone)?
- Skin color changes
- Oily skin
- Hair loss
- Increased or decreased sexual interest.
If these side effects persist or worsen, call your doctor right away.
Warnings and Precautions
- Before taking this drug, tell your doctor if you have any medical history, current treatments, or allergies.
- This medicine may have an inactive ingredient that can cause an allergic reaction. Call for medical help right away if there are any signs of an allergic reaction.
- This may affect your blood sugar level. Check it regularly and let your doctor know about the results.
- Keep this and all of your other drugs away from the reach of children.