Medically reviewed by Oliinyk Elizabeth Ivanovna, PharmD. Last updated on 1969-12-31
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Declining physical activity and mental alertness in middle- and old-aged men
Reduced efficiency, easy fatigability, lack of concentration, weak memory, disturbances of libido and potency, irritability, disturbances of sleep, depressive moods, and general vegetative complaints are often attributed to androgen-deficiency. These complaints can be overcome or improved by the use of Proviron 25mg tablets.
Proviron 25mg overcomes potency disturbances due to androgen-deficiency. It may also be of use as supplementary therapy in cases of diminished potency where androgen-deficiency is not the primary cause.
Growth, development and function of androgen-dependent target organs are stimulated by Proviron 25mg. It promotes development of secondary male sex characteristics in cases of prepuberal hypogonadism. Full clinical and laboratory investigations are necessary in all cases of young patients prior to commencement of treatment. Proviron 25mg tablets may also be used as a substitution therapy in cases where a loss of gonadal function has occurred post-puberally.
Oligozoospermia and deficient Leydig-cell secretion may be the cause of infertility. With Proviron 25mg treatment, sperm count can be increased, the quality improved and, furthermore, a higher fructose concentration up to normal values can be achieved thus increasing the chances of procreation.
Reduced efficiency in middle & advanced age due to androgen deficiency 1 tab tid. After satisfactory clinical improvement try to reduce the dose. Treatment may be continued to 1 tab once daily or bid. Hypogonadism Max: 1-2 tab tid for several mth. Maintenance dose: 1 tab 2-3 times daily. Infertility for the improvement of sperm quantity & quality 1 tab bid-tid for about 90 days & repeated after at several wk if necessary.
In patients with carcinoma of the prostate, androgen therapy of any kind, including the use of Proviron 25mg, is contra-indicated.
Proviron 25mg is used to treat deficiency of male sex hormones such as testosterone in men or male infertility caused by it.
Enhance activities of ciclosporine, antidiabetics, thyroxine, anticoagulants. Long term use of testosterone may cause resistance to effects of neuromuscular blockers. Enhance fluid retention from corticosteroids.
Along with their useful effects, all medicines can cause unwanted side effects, which usually improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine. Speak with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or become troublesome..
Headache, depression, feeling sick, changes in sexual desire, enlarged breasts (in men), anxiety, feeling of weakness, swollen ankles, increased hair growth, baldness, excessively oily skin, acne, pins and needles, erections may be more frequent and last longer, early puberty..
If you experience black, tarry stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes), difficulty urinating or blood in the urine make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible..
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any other side effects which you think may be due to this medicine.
Proviron 25mg is an orally applicable androgen, and DHT derivative. It is sold under the brand name Proviron 25mg, by Schering.
Proviron 25mg is a relatively weak androgen and rarely used for replacement therapies.