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Pharmacokinetics of testosterone esters

Testosterone ester Form Route of administration Elimination half-life Mean residence time
Testosterone undecanoate Oil-filled capsules Oral 1.6 hours 3.7 hours
Testosterone propionate Oil solution Intramuscular injection 0.8 days 1.5 days
Testosterone enanthate Castor oil solution Intramuscular injection 4.5 days 8.5 days
Testosterone undecanoate Tea seed oil solution Intramuscular injection 20.9 days 34.9 days
Testosterone undecanoate Castor oil solution Intramuscular injection 33.9 days 36.0 days
Testosterone buciclatea Aqueous suspension Intramuscular injection 29.5 days 60.0 days
Notes: Testosterone cypionate has very similar pharmacokinetics to TE. Footnotes: a = Never marketed. Sources: [1][2][3]
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References

  1. ^ Nieschlag E, Behre HM, Nieschlag S (January 13, 2010). Andrology: Male Reproductive Health and Dysfunction. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 49–54, 441–446. ISBN 978-3-540-78355-8. Archived from the original on June 23, 2016.
  2. ^ Behre HM, Abshagen K, Oettel M, Hübler D, Nieschlag E (1999). "Intramuscular injection of testosterone undecanoate for the treatment of male hypogonadism: phase I studies". Eur. J. Endocrinol. 140 (5): 414–9. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.503.1752. doi:10.1530/eje.0.1400414. PMID 10229906.
  3. ^ William Llewellyn (2011). Anabolics. Molecular Nutrition Llc. pp. 212–216. ISBN 978-0-9828280-1-4.