Testosterone enanthate is a testosterone replacement that acts like the natural sex hormone. Testosterone is responsible for the development and maintenance of many male features during and after puberty. Testosterone enanthate works by adding or replacing testosterone in the body to normal and healthy levels.
It's unclear how testosterone enanthate works to treat breast cancer, but it's thought to slow the spread of the cancer in females by stopping tumor growth.
Your provider will work with you to find the right dose of testosterone enanthate for you, since it depends on your age, sex, and condition being treated. They might change the dose based on your response to the medication and how well you tolerate it.
Testosterone enanthate is injected slowly and deeply into your buttock muscle.
Low testosterone in males: The typical dose is 50 mg to 400 mg every 2 to 4 weeks.
Delayed puberty in males: The typical dose is 50 mg to 200 mg every 2 to 4 weeks for a short duration of time, about 4 to 6 months.