Halotestin belong to a group of male sex hormones known as androgens. Halotestin (fluoxymesterone) is used to take care of male hypogonadism (androgen deficiency) in men, and also to treat delayed puberty in boys. Halotestin is also used for treating certain types of breast cancers that retort androgen treatment in women who are between one and five years past menopause.
Halotestin quantity varies widely according to the person and situation being addressed and the sternness of the condition. For male incompetence, the amount ranges from 5 mg to 20 mg on a daily basis. Generally, Halotestin is not given for longer than four to six months for this situation. On the other hand, for breast cancer in females, the quantity ranges from 10 mg to 40 mg each day, taken in three or four separated dosages.
Halotestin pills are available as green, round tabs having fluoxymesterone 5 mg, and the other non-medicinal constituents comprising lactose, myrtiline green R, cornstarch, calcium stearate, FD&C Yellow No. 5 (tartrazine) and sucrose. It does not contain yeast, and is also well-known among power lifters and strength jocks. It is primarily used when athletes are more concerned in forting strength rather than building muscles.
The less common or rare side effects of Halotestin include diarrhea, increase in pubic hair growth, decrease or increase in sexual desire, reduced testicle size (males), sleeping troubles, dizziness, frequent or continuous headache, nausea, rapid weight gain, yellow skin or eyes, confusion, constipation, increased thirst, and stomach pain. The more common fallouts include irregular menstrual cycles, hoarseness or deepening of voice, increase in size of female genitals, increased in body hair growth, male pattern baldness, decreased breast size, acne or oily skin, enlargement of penis, breast soreness or enlargement, erection of penis lasting for up to 4 hours or painful penile erections and frequent urge to urinate. Contact your doctor as soon as possible if these side effects occur.
Halotestin should not be used by anyone sensitive or allergic to fluoxymesterone or nonmedicinal constituents; anyone with severe liver disease, kidney disease, or heart disease; men with breast or prostate cancer; pregnant women and breast-feeding women. Don’t change the way that you are using the medicine without consulting your doctor.