As a prescription hormone medication, Testopel can help treat low testosterone levels in men. It comes in the form of a tiny pellet that is injected just beneath the skin. As the pellet dissolves, it slowly releases testosterone into the body over three to six months. Possible side effects include acne, headaches, and reactions at the injection site.
What Is Testopel?Testopel® (testosterone pellets) is a prescription medication approved to treat low testosterone levels due to a variety of causes in men. The medication comes as a tiny pellet that is inserted just beneath the skin every three to four months. As the pellet dissolves, it releases testosterone into the body.
Testopel is a Schedule III controlled substance. This means it has the potential for abuse. As a Schedule III controlled substance, there are strict laws and regulations controlling its sale and use.