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Surgically implanted into your skin, pellets release the medication over a period of months. Pellets are compounded testosterone medications that, when implanted, start to dissolve in your body at once. It could be quite risky, since pellets increase testosterone level in the first month, usually in larger amounts than your body needs. Then, for the next 3-4 months, your testosterone levels will drop, keeping you in the target range. Finally, your levels will drop again until you get another implantation of pellets. Also, you will not be monitored during the time when you are at risk of developing complications.
Testosterone is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands of both sexes and in the testes of males and the ovaries of females. Testosterone is largely responsible for the formation and maintenance of male sex characteristics, including both the larger bone and muscle development seen in males. The testosterone levels in humans are regulated by hormones released from the brain; in males the hypothalamus and pituitary glands in the brain increase testosterone during puberty and male characteristics develop (for example, penile enlargement, facial hair, interest in sex).