Androxy (Fluoxymesterone) is for those who do not make enough of a natural substance called testosterone. This medication is used by men. It is responsible for many functions including; growth and development of genitals, bones, and muscles.
This medication helps causes normal sexual development in boys called puberty. This is similar to the natural testosterone that the body makes. This can also be used in certain adolescent boys with delayed puberty.
How does Androxy (Fluoxymesterone) work?
Androxy (Fluoxymesterone) is a synthetic androgenic anabolic steroid. It is potent as natural testosterone. This drug binds to the androgen receptor like testosterone and other androgenic hormones. It creates retention of sodium, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. It increases protein anabolism and decreases amino acid catabolism. It also decreases urinary excretion of calcium.
Why use Androxy (Fluoxymesterone)?
Androxy contains an active ingredient of Fluoxymesterone. It belongs to the class of medications called androgens. The androgens are steroids that develop and maintain primary and secondary male sex characteristics. This product comes as a tablet for oral use. Each tablet has 10 mg as the strength. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved this medication.
How to use Androxy (Fluoxymesterone)?
The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition and response. Remember to take the prescription exactly. Do not take it more often or for longer than it is prescribed.
This tablet is to be taken by mouth. It is usually taken 1 to 4 times a day. Take it with a full glass of water. You may also take it with or without food. Take it at the same time each day. If your condition does not improve or worsen, inform your doctor.
What are the side-effects of Androxy (Fluoxymesterone)?
Common side effects:
- Numbness and tingling
- Excess hair growth
- Male pattern baldness
- Breast enlargement and prolonged erections in men
If these side effects persist or get worse, call your doctor right away.
Warnings and Precautions
- Before taking this drug, tell your doctor if you have any medical history, current treatments, or allergies.
- This may affect your blood sugar level. Check it regularly and let your doctor know about the results.
- This medicine may have an inactive ingredient that can cause an allergic reaction. Call for medical help right away if there are any signs of an allergic reaction.
- Keep this and all of your other drugs away from the reach of children.