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a synthetic androgen having actions similar to those of testosterone; used in males in the treatment of hypogonadism and delayed puberty, and in postmenopausal females in the palliation of metastatic breast carcinoma; administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A methyl derivative of testosterone, with the same actions and uses, except that it is active when given orally or sublingually. Used in the treatment of hypogenitalism.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A synthetic methylated derivative of testosterone, C20H30O2, used to treat deficiency of natural testosterone in men and metastatic breast cancer in menopausal women, and also used in combination with esterified estrogens in hormone replacement therapy.
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methyltestosteroneEndocrinology A 17α-alkylated derivative of testosterone used for androgen replacement therapy Pros Oral Cons Hepatotoxicity–cholestasis, peliosis hepatis, liver tumors. See Androgen replacement therapy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
methyltestosteroneA male sex hormone drug sometimes used to treat severe itching caused by CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005