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methyltestosterone

 [meth″il-tes-tos´tĕ-rōn]
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.

meth·yl·tes·tos·ter·one

(meth'il-tes-tos'tĕr-ōn),
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.

methyltestosterone

(mĕth′əl-tĕs-tŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
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.

methyltestosterone

Endocrinology A 17α-alkylated derivative of testosterone used for androgen replacement therapy Pros Oral Cons Hepatotoxicity–cholestasis, peliosis hepatis, liver tumors. See Androgen replacement therapy.

methyltestosterone

A male sex hormone drug sometimes used to treat severe itching caused by CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER.
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Good level 2 evidence (evidence from randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind studies) has been available for 30 years using oral methyltestosterone or methyltestosterone and estrogen (Estratest) to increase libido and arousal in women.