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I m taking testosterone cypionate 2ml injection every 2 weeks & I wanted to ask if I can mix it with milk or water and drink instead?

I m taking testosterone cypionate 2ml injection every 2 weeks & I wanted to ask if I can mix it with milk or water and drink instead?

Testosterone: No, your body will not absorb this medicine through the stomach. First, your stomach acid will likely break down the medicine; second, testosterone taken orally had caused liver problems in the past and not used anymore. There is a patch and a gel that could be tried for hormone replacement instead of a shot. ...Read more

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How often should testosterone cypionate be injected?

How often should testosterone cypionate be injected?

About once every...: For adult men, give 250 mg IM once every 4 weeks. But, make sure to have serum testosterone tested before the first dose and next dose so to monitor its blood level in correlation with clinical picture & decide/titrate to your personal need. Remember all exogenous testosterone supplement will suppress sperm production. ...Read more

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Can the use of testosterone cypionate cause your bilirubin levels to elevate?

Yes: Cholestatic jaundice is one of the possible side effects to testosterone, as well as liver dysfunction. This can cause high bilirubin levels, though there will likely be other liver tests that are abnormal in addition to the bilirubin. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about testosterone cypionate injections?

What can you tell me about testosterone cypionate injections?

Testosterone: Testosterone should only be used in men with low testosterone levels.
Injections are the least expensive and over time you will know how frequently - 7 to 25 days interval - you will take your injections.

Additionally you will have to have lab tests looking for side effects of testosterone every 3-6 months.

If you also have diabetes the testosterone will help you control it better. ...Read more

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What are possible effects with long term usage of testosterone cypionate?

What are possible effects with long term usage of testosterone cypionate?

Benefits vs Risks: Benefits: more muscle, less fat, stronger bones, brighter mood, clearer thinking, harder erection, greater sex drive, etc. Risks: change in mood for worse ('roid rage), oily skin/acne, hair loss, difficulty voiding (enlarged prostate), nipple pain, male breast (gynecomastia), too much blood (polycythemia), drop in HDL (good) cholesterol, increase blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, infertility. ...Read more

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Will testosterone cypionate build muscle?

Will testosterone cypionate build muscle?

Yes, if. . .: If your testosterone level is low, then you take enough testosterone cypionate to normalize it, then eat healthy & exercise regularly, it can help you build muscle. But not w/o risk. Besides, eating healthy & exercising regularly, will also help build muscle. But if you take testosterone w/o eating right or exercising, then it will not build muscle while you're lounging in recliner. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink on testosterone and hgh?

Is it safe to drink on testosterone and hgh?

In moderation: Everything in moderation. Too much alcohol is bad for your liver and therefore, your metabolism. But a little is probably ok. I have not found any interactions between testosterone and alcohol or HGH and alcohol. ...Read more

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How well does testosterone cypionate build muscle?

How well does testosterone cypionate build muscle?

Very well!!!: Testosterone cypionate is very effective at building muscle assuming 1) adequate dose/level 2) adequate nutrition 3) exercise 4) previously low level. If you take a shot and then sit back in your recliner, you won't build muscle. But if you get "enough" (as documented by lab tests), combined w/good nutrition (enough protein) and regular exercise, your body should respond by building muscle. ...Read more

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Can testosterone cypionate injections cause a positive ETG test result?

Can testosterone cypionate injections cause a positive ETG test result?

EGT TESt: 37 M asks can a testosterone injection cause a + ETG test. ANS: not likely but a number of things can-other than drinking alcohol. Check with your local lab doing the test to find out what might give false + test in your area. ...Read more

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Husband's med issues causing sxul dysfunctiion. Heard of OTC products some say work: promescent, l-arginine, testosterone cypionate. Safe? Dr. Rx?

Husband's med issues causing sxul dysfunctiion. Heard of OTC products some say work: promescent, l-arginine, testosterone cypionate. Safe? Dr. Rx?

No OTC for this: Talk to your doctor about options and the meds he is on. It is generally not desirable to take anything on line regarding sexuality. They are often not tested for safety or purity, let alone effectiveness. Let the doctor advise you. ...Read more

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Will testosterone cypionate injections make your penis bigger?

Will testosterone cypionate injections make your penis bigger?

Anatomy: Nope. It may make your testicles smaller and some men do report that they feel that their penis is smaller. One does not take this treatment unless it is medically indicated.\
i know of no valid reports that testosterone replacement causes a penis to enlarge. ...Read more

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Age 17 took 1 shot of testosterone cypionate stopped after 1 really want to know the truth did this affect or stop my penis growth. Yes or no?

Age 17 took 1 shot of testosterone cypionate stopped after 1 really want to know the truth did this affect or stop my penis growth. Yes or no?

One shot: Didn't affect it in any way. Your body has great mechanisms to protect you when you do something stupid. Good luck with your penis. There's nothing you can do to make it larger except to select different parents. ...Read more

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Should I not drink beer when taking testosterone replacement?

Just don't overdo it: 1st, it's always best to ask prescribing physician & dispensing physician about your drugs, especially interactions & prohibitions. 2nd, I couldn't find any prohibition against alcohol use at http://www. Drugs. Com/testosterone.Html. So feel free to drink a beer but not more than 2 in any 24hr period (and no, drinking 4 at once while promising not to drink tomorrow doesn't average out). ...Read more

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Yes or no please I took one shot of testosterone cypionate 500 mg at age 17 could this have fused my growth plates or penis growth?

Yes or no please I took one shot of testosterone cypionate 500 mg at age 17 could this have fused my growth plates or penis growth?

NO: Single dose should not have effect of " closure of epiphysis. But normally bone age is done by age of 18 in boys unless you are late bloomer. You do not epect any untowrads effect on penile length if it is it should be increase in length./or you are done with penile length too. Follow up with ped. Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Which is better/more effective and consistent - androgel or testosterone cypionate injection? (in terms of LiBiDo and less side effects)

Which is better/more effective and consistent - androgel or testosterone cypionate injection? (in terms of LiBiDo and less side effects)

Here are some...: Generally speaking, a 29-y-o man does rarely need T-supplement. Before starting T-use, medical necessity has to be properly established through detailed history, physical exam, & tests so to define if low-T (if any) results from testicular or pituitary malfunction caused by what. Only doing so can deduce right Rx with right T-use or not yet with close clinical F/U. So, Ask doctor timely. ...Read more

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I am taking testosterone cypionate 200mg every 7 days for low testosterone. Why do I feel like I have no strength and weak all the time.?

Low T: Hopefully you had appropriate blood testing to document that your level was low and to what degree. The method of administration (im injection) is notoriously inefficient for maintaining good steady normal levels. It also may be that your energy and fatigue issues had nothing to do with your testosterone level. ...Read more

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