TESTOSTERONE PROPIONATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a condition in which women develop masculine characteristics called virilism
  • irritable bladder
  • urinary tract infection
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • absence of menstrual periods
  • irregular periods

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • cancer of the prostate gland
    • high amount of calcium in the blood
    • high blood pressure
    • enlarged prostate
    • inflammation of the epididymis of the testicles
    • dizziness
    • sleep apnea
    • low energy
    • visible water retention
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • raised prostate specific antigen

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • the inability to have an erection
    • decrease in size of a testicle
    • increase in the amount of pubic hair
    • acne
    • difficulty sleeping
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • infection at injection site

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • liver cancer
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • suicidal thoughts
    • a heart attack
    • a clot in the lung
    • heart failure
    • a stroke
    • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
    • blood clot formation in vein
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
    • liver tissue death
    • damage to the liver and inflammation
    • microscopic blood-filled cavities in the liver
    • inflammation of the liver with stoppage of bile flow
    • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
    • abnormal increase in red blood cells

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • high cholesterol
    • depression
    • aggressive behavior
    • feelings of hostility
    • low sperm count
    • decreased appetite
    • irritability
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