GENERIC NAME: METHYLTESTOSTERONE- BUCCAL (METH-ill-tess-TOSS-ter-own)
USES: Androgens are hormones used for replacement in males who are not producing proper amounts of testosterone for various reasons. This medication is also used in women to treat breast cancer and postpartum breast pain or engorgement.
HOW TO USE: Use this medication as prescribed. Follow the dosing schedule carefully. Be sure to ask your doctor if you have any questions. Buccal tablets are to be placed between the cheek and gum and allowed to dissolve. Do not swallow it. Avoid eating or drinking anything while the tablet is in your mouth.
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