Testosterone Cypionate is a testosterone ester that is soluble in oil. When injected, as slowly absorbed, the ester groups are removed and you have bio-identical testosterone. It is not an oral drug. As an oral, absorption would be very poor and the liver would absorb a substantial amount as first path as the vein that picks up what the intestines absorb dumps directly in the liver.
The product that you have found is bogus. There is a product of this nature that is very different, 1000mg Testosterone undecanoate. Some products of this nature have been found to absorb better with a good dose of vegetable oil.
If you inject 100mg T cyp/eth per week, after the ester goups are removed, you have ~ 70mg T, which is ~10mg/day. The amount of T required in orals drives up the costs. Ditto for trandermal T gels where you apply 100mg to to hopefully absorb 10mg. Transdermal absorption can often be very poor.
Injected T is least cost and 100% absorbed. Tiny and short insulin needles can be used.
Please read the stickies found here: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/about-the-t-replacement-category/38/2?u=ksman
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