Proviron is an androgenic medicine which is a synthetic version of male sex hormone. This medication is very popular among the body builders and also very effective in the management of hypogonadism. In body builders, Proviron exhibits an anti-aromatic activity which suppresses the conversion of anabolic steroids to the estrogens. They stimulate the testosterone to build the muscle tissues in sport persons. This drug is beneficial to enhance the efficacy of testosterone. Proviron should be taken only after the prescription of your health care provider.
Mechanism of action:
Proviron or Mesterolon has an anti-aromatic activity. It works by aromatization that stops the conversion of steroids of into estrogen. This medicine has an anti- aromatic activity. It prevents the aromatization of anabolic steroids to estrogen. It acts by binding to the estrogen receptor. After this, it will not activate the receptors as well as aromatase. This medication decreases number of receptor site for time being to adhere estrogen. Thus it reduces estrogenic functions. The molecules aromatase which are not able to bind gets converted into testosterone making the binding sites engaged with Mesterolon.
Indications of Proviron:
Proviron is used in males suffers from androgen deficiency.
Dosage of Proviron:
This medication is available in the form of tablet and administered by oral intake. You can take this medication with or without food. The dose should be decided only by your health care provider.
Contraindications of Proviron:
Proviron is not recommended in the patients suffering from the following health problems:
1. Carcinoma of prostrate.
2. Liver tumour
3. Breast cancer
5. Patient allergic to any ingredient of this medication.
Side effects of Proviron:
The side effects of this medication are very rare that varies person to person. Some of the possible side effects of this medication are:
2. Abdominal pain
4. Breast problem
5. High blood pressure
6. Mood changes
The above mentioned list is not complete. Contact your doctor if you notice any other symptom immediately.
Drug interactions of Proviron:
Like other medication, Proviron can also interact with some drugs. So always inform your health care provider if you are under any other medication. Some of the drug interactions of Proviron are mentioned below:
4. Anticoagulants such as warfarin.
5. Neuromuscular blockers.
This list of interaction is not complete. You must inform your physician if you are taking any other medication.
Before taking a dose of Proviron or Mesterolone, you should always take some precautionary step to avoid the complications, such as:
1. Caution should be taken if you are a patient of liver and kidney problem.
2. Consult with your doctor before taking this medication if you are suffering from any disease like epilepsy, migraine and cardiac problem.
3. You must take precaution if you are experiencing diabetes.
4. Avoid this medication if you are allergic to this medication.
5. The patient suffering from any kind of cancer should not take this medicine.
Storage of this medicine:
Proviron should be stored below the temperature of 30 degree C protecting from heat and light and should be kept away from children and pets.
In case of missed dose:
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. But it should be avoided if you recall it near the next dose. Do not take a double dose.
In case of overdose:
If you take an overdose, seek medical help as soon as possible. Some of the overdose symptoms are neoplasm, cardiac issue, hepatic problem etc.