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Testosterone Cypionate Storage Warning

Defy Medical

Jun 1, 2019

If your state is experiencing cold weather and your prescription is delivered and left in low temperatures, it’s possible your Testosterone cypionate may have separated.

Because of Testosterone cypionate’s high concentration, it is susceptible to something called crystallization when it is stored outside of the recommended temperatures (68° – 77°F). If your Testosterone cypionate has crystalized, it will likely be opaque or cloudy and contain small, needle-shaped crystals. 

Injecting the separated testosterone may result in pain and swelling at the injection site. These symptoms could persist until the Testosterone is completely absorbed from the site. This problem affects all volumes of Testosterone cypionate. 

It’s best to follow the process of re-dissolving the Testosterone if your Testosterone cypionate has been stored below the recommended temperatures. 

To re-dissolve the Testosterone, follow the following instructions:

  1. Enclose your Testosterone in a Ziploc bag and seal it tightly to avoid water coming into contact with the rubber stopper.
  2. Place the vial into 16 ounces of hot water, heated to 100° – 110°F. Make sure the vial is fully submerged.
  3. Allow the vial to sit for at least fifteen minutes. Your Testosterone cypionate may require longer depending on the level of crystallization.
  4. Swirl the vial to help re-dissolve the Testosterone.
  5. Keep the vial submerged until all the crystals have dissolved. Check your Testosterone carefully to make sure it has fully dissolved.
  6. If you have followed this process and your Testosterone did not return to a clear solution, it should be discarded.

If you’re a patient of Defy Medical and you have questions about Testosterone cypionate crystallization, contact us at 813-445-7342 or email [email protected] .

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