Nandrolone Decanoate

Drug Status in USA : Approved
Drug Status in Canada : Approved

Indication : Why is this medication prescribed?

Osteoporosis, catabolic states. Renal insufficiency. To counteract glucocorticoid. Subopti - mal growth in children. Hypoplastic haemolytic or malignancy associated anaemia. To enhance physical ability in athletes. Chronic debilitating diseases especially in elderly patients to correct defective protein metabolism. Following surgery, burns or major illness.

Contraindication: What are the special precautions to be followed?

Under following conditions, use of this medication is inadvisable. Its use should be withhold as it would cause harm to the patient
Carcinoma, o prostate, male breast, some female breast. Nephrotic syndrome. Hepatic impairment. Nephrosis. Porphyria.

Other Precaution to be observed while taking this medication

Diabetes, epilepsy, cardiac disease. Prostatic hypertrophy. Menstrual irregularities. Monitor thyroid and liver functions and metyrapone tests. May alter glucose tolerance test. Watch for oedema and signs of testicular inhibition.

What are possible side effects of this medication ?

Oedema, cholestatic jaundice, hepatic carcinoma. Gynaecomastia. Precocious puberty and shortening of stature due to early closure of epiphysis. Rashes, cramps, dyspepsia. Virilization and menstrual irregularities.

Drug Category/Class

  • Anabolic Agents
Prescribed For the treatment of refractory deficient red cell production anemias, breast carcinoma, hereditary angioedema, antithrombin III deficiency, fibrin...
Weight :428.6472
Structure Nandrolone decanoate
Generic Drug Nandrolone decanoate prescribed For the treatment of refractory deficient red cell production anemias, breast carcinoma, hereditary angioedema, antithrombin III deficiency, fibrin...
Formula

C28H44O3

Nandrolone Decanoate has 327 Brands listed


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