Testosterone is a naturally occurring "male" sex hormone necessary for many processes in the body. Testosterone buccal system is used to treat men with low testosterone levels. Testosterone buccal system may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Striant is a type of hormone medication for men. Striant comes in the form of a tablet-like buccal system. Patients using this medication in this form apply it to the upper gum region of the mouth. Striant has the potential for abuse, and prolonged use can lead to physical dependence. This medicine does contain the male hormone testosterone. Striant enters the bloodstream after absorption via the gums.