Testosterone cypionate, sold under the brand name Depo-Testosterone among others, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS) prescription which is utilized primarily in the treatment of low testosterone levels in men. It is additionally utilized in chemical treatment for transsexual men. It is given by infusion into muscle or subcutaneously, when each one to about a month, contingent upon clinical indication.
Results of testosterone cypionate incorporate side effects of masculinization like skin break out, expanded hair development, voice changes, and expanded sexual desire. The medication is a manufactured androgen and anabolic steroid and consequently is an agonist of the androgen receptor (AR), the organic objective of androgens like testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). It makes solid androgenic impacts and moderate anabolic impacts, which make it helpful for creating masculinization and reasonable for androgen substitution therapy. Testosterone cypionate is a testosterone ester and a durable prodrug of testosterone in the body. Along these lines, it is viewed as a characteristic and bioidentical type of testosterone.
Testosterone cypionate was presented for clinical use in 1951. Alongside testosterone enanthate, testosterone undecanoate, and testosterone propionate, it is one of the most usually utilized testosterone esters. It is utilized primarily in the Unified States notwithstanding its clinical use, testosterone cypionate is utilized to further develop body and performance. The medication is a controlled substance in numerous nations thus non-clinical use is by and large illicit.