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When and How to Use This MedicineSome general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with testosterone cypionate include the following:
- The medication is an injection that is given once every two to four weeks. It is typically given into the gluteal muscle.
- Some men are able to give themselves the injections. Others have a friend or family member give the injection. Others only feel comfortable with a healthcare provider giving the injection. Talk with your healthcare provider about who should give the injections.
- Testosterone cypionate comes in a vial without any needles or syringes. If you are doing the injections at home, you will also need to purchase needles and syringes. Your pharmacist can help you choose an appropriate needle gauge and length.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or use it more frequently than prescribed without your healthcare provider's approval.