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Warfarin, cortisone, cyclosporine, and insulin are just a few of the drugs that can react with testosterone enanthate. These interactions can increase your risk of side effects and other problems. Therefore, if drug interactions are a concern, your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosage of your medications. Extra monitoring may also be required.

An Overview of Testosterone Enanthate Interactions

Testosterone enanthate (Delatestryl®) can potentially react with several other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with testosterone enanthate include:
  • Insulin of any kind
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)

More Information on Drug Interactions With Testosterone Enanthate

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when testosterone enanthate is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Testosterone enanthate can decrease blood sugar. If you take insulin, you should monitor your blood sugar more closely when starting or stopping testosterone enanthate, or even when adjusting your dose. You may need to adjust your insulin dose. Check with your healthcare provider for more specific instructions in your particular situation.
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