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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
Do not use testosterone buccal system if you have cancer of the breast or prostate. Testosterone may worsen some cancers of these types.
Before using testosterone buccal system, tell your doctor if you have
You may not be able to use testosterone buccal system, or you may need a dosage adjustment or special monitoring if you have any of the conditions listed above.
Men over 65 years of age that use testosterone buccal system may be at increased risk for the development of prostatic enlargement or cancer. You may not be able to use buccal system testosterone, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring.
How should I use testosterone buccal system (Striant)?
Use testosterone buccal system exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
To use the testosterone buccal system (Striant):
Your doctor may want to perform tests to monitor the amount of testosterone in the body, liver function, prostate function, cholesterol levels, or other factors during treatment with testosterone buccal system.
It is important to use testosterone buccal system regularly to get the most benefit.
Dispose of all used systems properly, out of the reach of children and pets.
Store testosterone buccal system at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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