Template:Medications and dosages used in hormone therapy for transgender men

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Medications and dosages used in masculinizing hormone therapy for transgender men

Medication Brand names Type Route Dosage
Testosterone undecanoate Andriol, Jatenzo Androgen Oral 40–80 mg/2–3x day (with meals)
Testosterone Striant Androgen Buccal 30 mg 2x/day
Natesto Nasal spray 11 mg 3x/day
AndroGel, others Transdermal gel 25–100 mg/day
Androderm, others Transdermal patch 2.5–10 mg/day
Axiron Axillary solution 30–120 mg/day
Testopel Subcutaneous implant 150–600 mg/3–6 months
Testosterone enanthate Delatestryl, others Androgen Injection (IM or SC) 50–100 mg/week or 100–250 mg/2–4 weeks
Testosterone cypionate Depo-Testosterone, others Androgen Injection (IM or SC) 50–100 mg/week or 100–250 mg/2–4 weeks
Testosterone isobutyrate Agovirin Depot Androgen Injection (IM or SC) 50–100 mg/week
Mixed testosterone estersa Sustanon 250, others Androgen Injection (IM or SC) 250 mg/2–3 weeks or 500 mg/3–6 weeks
Testosterone undecanoate Aveed, Nebido, others Androgen Injection (IM or SC) 750–1,000 mg/10–14 weeks
GnRH analogue Various GnRH modulator Parenteral (various) Variable
Elagolix Orilissa GnRH antagonist Oral 150 mg/day or 200 mg/twice a day
Medroxyprogesterone acetateb Provera, others Progestin Oral 5–10 mg/day
Depo-Provera, others Injection (IM) 150 mg/3 months
Depo-SubQ Provera 104 Injection (SC) 104 mg/3 months
Lynestrenolb Orgametril, others Progestin Oral 5–10 mg/day
Finasteridec Propecia, Proscar 5α-Reductase inhibitor Oral 1 mg/day
Dutasteridec Avodart 5α-Reductase inhibitor Oral 0.5 mg/day
Footnotes: a = Specifically 12% testosterone propionate, 24% testosterone phenylpropionate, 24% testosterone isocaproate, and 40% testosterone decanoate. b = For suppression of menses only. c = For prevention/treatment of scalp hair loss only. Sources: [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]
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