TESTOSTERONE SUSTAINED-RELEASE - BUCCAL
Common Brand Name(s): Striant
Phonetic Pronunciation: (tess-TOSS-ter-own)
Information last revised September 2010
What does TESTOSTERONE SR - BUCCAL look like?
Striant 30 mg Buccal System, Mucoadhesive 12 hr
This medication contains testosterone. It is used for hormone replacement in men who are not able to produce enough testosterone (e.g., hypogonadism). This medication is absorbed through your gums, enters your bloodstream, and helps your body reach normal testosterone levels. Testosterone helps the body to produce sperm and to develop and maintain the male sexual characteristics (masculinity), such as a deep voice and body hair. It also helps to maintain muscle and prevent bone loss and is necessary for natural sexual ability/interest. This drug should not be used by women.
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