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What is methyltestosterone?

Methyltestosterone is a prescription man-made form of testosterone, which is a hormone typically produced in the testes of men and in small amounts in the ovaries of women and in the adrenal system. This drug is used in boys who are experiencing delayed puberty and in men who do not produce sufficient amounts of the hormone naturally. It is also used by women to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It also treats advanced breast cancer in women who are one to five years past menopause and in premenopausal women who have hormone-sensitive tumors. This drug works by increasing the body's level of testosterone. Methyltestosterone is the generic name of this drug, which may be available under the brand names Testred, Android, and Methetest.

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