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Methyltestosterone Tablet Dosage

Many factors will affect your dosage of methyltestosterone tablets, such as your current testosterone levels and how you respond to the tablets. Doses vary widely, so there is no standard amount that is right for every situation. In order for this medication to be effective, it must be used exactly as prescribed.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of Methyltestosterone Tablets

The dose of methyltestosterone tablets (Methitest®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to methyltestosterone tablets
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Your testosterone levels
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.

Methyltestosterone Tablet Dosing

There is no one "standard" dosage for methyltestosterone tablets. Your healthcare provider will essentially guess at an appropriate starting amount, based on your age, diagnosis, and testosterone levels. From there, your healthcare provider will adjust your dose as needed, based on how you react to the medication (how your testosterone levels change and how your symptoms improve).
The normal dosing range for this medication is 10 to 50 mg per day, although there are certainly some individuals who end up needing higher or lower dosages.
To start puberty in adolescent males, various dosing regimens have been suggested. Some healthcare providers like to start with a low amount and gradually work up to a higher one. Others prefer to start with a high dosage, lowering it once puberty is under way.
Doses to start puberty in adolescent males are usually in the lower end of the ranges, and for a short duration, such as four to six months. Your healthcare provider will measure your child's bone age and take this and your child's actual age into consideration when determining an appropriate initial and on-going dose.
For treating women with breast cancer, standard dosages range from 50 to 200 mg daily.
Although the prescribing information for methyltestosterone tablets does not specify this, the medication is usually best taken several times a day split into two, three, or four smaller doses, rather than just one large dose once a day, due to its rather short half-life. This is particularly true for larger amounts. Your healthcare provider will recommend a schedule that is right for you.
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