15, January 2016

Andriol: Instructions for use, contraindications, and composition

Active substance:

Testosterone

Content

Structure and Composition Mode of action Pharmacokinetics Indications Contraindications Side effects Dosage and administration precautions Storage conditions Shelf life

ATX

G03BA03 Testosterone

Pharmacological groups

  • Androgens, anti-androgens
  • Antitumor hormonal and hormone antagonists

Nosological classification (ICD-10)

  • E25 adrenal disorders
  • E29 testicular dysfunction
  • 2 Lack of genital response
  • Unspecified M81.9 Osteoporosis
  • N50 Other disorders of male genital organs

Structure and Composition

1 capsule contains testosterone undecanoate dissolved in oleic acid, 40 mg; Patients in the 60 pcs.

 

Pharmachologic effect

Mode of action – androgens.

Fills deficit of endogenous testosterone. Regulates protein, nitrogen, phosphorus metabolism, stimulates the development of male sexual organs and secondary sexual characteristics.

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Pharmacokinetics

It increases the level of testosterone and its active metabolites in the plasma, as not subject to primary hepatic metabolism, is deposited in the lymphatic system, while retaining its activity.

Indications preparation Andriol

Hormone replacement therapy: post-castration syndrome, syndrome, hypopituitarism, endocrine impotence, menopausal disorders in men (including reduced libido, mental and physical activity), osteoporosis (against the background of androgen deficiency).

 

Contraindications

Prostate carcinoma or breast cancer (including suspected).

 

Side effects

Priapism (and other signs of excessive sexual stimulation); sodium and water retention; boys in prepubertal – accelerated sexual development, increased frequency of erections, penis enlargement, premature closure of the epiphysis.

 

Dosing and Administration

Inside, the food, the capsule is swallowed whole, without chewing, with a small amount of liquid. Starting dose – 120-160 mg per day (half dose in the morning and the other half – in the evening, when receiving an odd number higher dose capsule taken in the morning) for 2-3 weeks, then – 40-120 mg per day.

 

Precautionary measures

When side effects of androgen treatment should be stopped and after their disappearance appoint smaller doses. Patients with latent or overt cardiac failure, renal dysfunction, hypertension, epilepsy, migraine (including history) should be under constant medical supervision. Used with caution in prepubertal boys.

 

Storage conditions preparation Andriol

At a temperature of 2-8 ° C.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Shelf life Andriol

3 years.

Do not use beyond the expiration date printed on the package.