Top Gene Interactions
- Metabolism: Hepatic. Testosterone is metabolized to 17-keto steroids through two different pathways. The major active metabolites are estradiol and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Route of Elimination: 90% urine / 10% feces Half Life: 6-8 hours
- Uses/Sources: Methyltestosterone is an anabolic steroid hormone used to treat men with a testosterone deficiency. It is also used in women to treat breast cancer, breast pain, swelling due to pregnancy, and with the addition of estrogen it can treat symptoms of menopause.
- Symptoms: Side effects include amnesia, anxiety, discolored hair, dizziness, dry skin, hirsutism, hostility, impaired urination, paresthesia, penis disorder, peripheral edema, sweating, and vasodilation.
- Route of Exposure: The methyl group aids to increase oral bioavailability.
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