1. What is NEBIDO and what is it used for?
NEBIDO contains 1000 mg of testosterone undecanoate in 4 ml of solution.
Testosterone undecanoate, the active ingredient of NEBIDO, is an ester of testosterone, the most important male sex hormone. It provides the formation of male type characteristics in men.
NEBIDO is available as 1 ampoule containing 4 ml of solution.
NEBIDO is used as a supplement in cases of testosterone deficiency in men.
2.How to use NEBIDO?
Instructions for proper use and dose/frequency of administration
Your doctor will determine the dose of your medicine depending on your disease and will apply it to you.
NEBIDO is administered at intervals of 10-14 weeks.
Your doctor will regularly measure your testosterone levels at the beginning and early stages of treatment to make sure your testosterone levels are at the correct level. If the level is too low, it may make you decide to inject more often. If your testosterone levels are high, it can reduce the frequency of injections. Do not skip your injection appointments. Otherwise, the appropriate testosterone level will not be maintained.
If you think that the effect of NEBIDO is too low or too much, please consult your doctor.
Application route and method
NEBIDO should be administered intramuscularly. The application must be extremely slow.
different age groups
Use in children
Use in the elderly
Use in the elderly
No dosage adjustment is required in elderly patients.
Special use cases
Kidney/liver failure: Since there are no studies of NEBIDO in male patients with renal or hepatic impairment, NEBIDO should be used with caution in these patients. NEBIDO should not be used in patients with a past or present liver tumor.
If you have the impression that the effect of NEBIDO is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you use more NEBIDO than you should
If you have used more than you should use from NEBIDO, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to use NEBIDO
Do not take a double dose to make up for forgotten doses.
3. What are the possible side effects?
Like all medicines, there may be side effects in people who are sensitive to the substances contained in NEBIDO.
If any of the following occur, stop using NEBIDO and IMMEDIATELY inform your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department:
This is a very serious side effect.
If you have this, you have a serious allergy to NEBIDO. You may need emergency medical attention or hospitalization.
If you notice any of the following, tell your doctor immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency department:
• Cardiovascular disease
high blood pressure
Shortness of breath
Increase in prostate enzymes
Anaphylactic reaction (a systemic and dangerous disease that occurs suddenly due to allergy and is fatal if not treated promptly)
All these are serious side effects. Emergency medical attention may be required.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following:
• Increase in red blood cells
• Increase in the amount of sugar-bound hemoglobin
• Increase in blood fats