Testosterone Enanthate first began selling in the early 1950s. He was the first oil-based steroid to be slowed down. Already then it became widely practiced. The most famous product, which includes this drug – Testoviron from Schering, produced for 50 years. Testosterone Enanthate is used in clinical settings to treat men who have low androgen levels, this is manifested in a decrease in potency, loss of energy and the like. It was also used as a birth control drug. As a result of the research, it became known that weekly injections of 200 mg in 7 days for three months significantly reduce sperm production. Regardless of the fact that the number of alternative treatments is currently increasing, Testosterone Enanthate continues to be one of the most popular drugs.
Testosterone Enanthate Side Effects
Excess estrogen, as a consequence of the impact of Testosterone Enanthate, can lead to the development of gynecomastia, including androgenic side effects. This may be increased sebaceous glands, acne, hair growth on the body and face, male pattern baldness (hereditary, you can stop the process by taking Finasteride, but the side effect of this drug is to reduce libido) in order to minimize the development of side effects, it is advised to take Proviron, Anastrozole or Exemestane. After the cycle, PCT should be carried out, in order to restore a high level of endogenous testosterone (without it, after the cycle, there will be a noticeable decline).
Among the side effects of Testosterone Enanthate may experience the following: precocious puberty, cancer, and abnormalities of the prostate, increased frequency of erection and increased sexual arousal, reduced ejaculate volume, oligospermia, premature closure of growth zones bones, depression, headache, anxiety, paresthesia, sleep disturbance, nausea, bleeding in gastrointestinal tract, cholestatic jaundice, other androgenic effects (including hirsutism, and seborrhea).
Indications for Medical Application of Testosterone Enanthate
Testosterone Replacement Therapy in men with pathological conditions that are associated with primary and secondary hypogonadism, both congenital and acquired, the restoration of libido after urogenital operations.
Contraindications to Use of Testosterone Enanthate
Identified or suspected prostate or breast cancer, hypersensitivity to any component of the drug, children under 3 years (due to the fact that the drug contains benzyl alcohol), in boys in the pre-puberty, in order to avoid premature closure of the epiphysis and premature puberty; chronic heart failure, renal and/or liver failure to avoid edema; diabetes; prostatic hypertrophy with symptoms of urinary retention; sleep apnea, as well as risk factors such as obesity and chronic lung disease; childhood.