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Testosterone

Introduction

Name

  • Testosterone.

Class of drug

  • Androgenic steroid hormone.

Uses

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Indications

  • Use primarily limited to the management of testosterone-responsive incontinence and alopecia in male dogs.
  • Estrus suppression in the female.
  • Management of false pregnancy   Pseudopregnancy  .

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Insulin
  • Requirements may be decreased in diabetic patients receiving androgenic therapy.

Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: British Small Animal Veterinary Association. ISBN 0 905214 52 8

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