All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not.
Do not be alarmed by the following list of side effects. You may not experience any of them.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Sustanon.
In the general the side effects which are reported with testosterone therapy include:
** pain at the injection site
** changes in liver function tests
** changes in cholesterol levels (changes in lipid metabolism)
** depression, nervousness, mood alterations
** muscle pain
** fluid retention e.g. swelling of ankles and feet
** high blood pressure
** increase in the number of red blood cells
** increased or decreased sexual desire
** prolonged abnormal, painful erection of the penis
** disturbed formation of sperm
** breast enlargement in men
** prostatic growth to a size representative for the concerned age group
** increased levels of a blood marker which is associated with prostate cancer (PSA increased)
** increased growth of a small prostate cancer which has not been detected yet.
Some side effects have no symptoms. These side effects e.g. changes in cholesterol levels, change in liver function tests, increase in the number of red blood cells or increased blood pressure can only be found when your doctor does tests to check your progress.
Tell your doctor if you notice any other side effects.
Other side effects not listed in this leaflet also occur in some people.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
Due to the nature of Sustanon, side effects cannot be quickly reversed by discontinuing medication.