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Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection is a medicine used in the treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. It helps strengthen the bones which become thin and brittle due to osteoporosis.

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection is generally given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take it regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop using the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.

Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as edema (swelling of legs, ankle, and feet), fluid retention, nausea, acne, and breast enlargement. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects bother you.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Deca-Duralin Injection

Benefits of Deca-Duralin Injection

In Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It often occurs in women after menopause. This condition can be treated with bone-strengthening medicines. Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection slows down the rate at which bone is broken down in your body. This maintains bone density and reduces your risk of breaking a bone. The injection is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.
You can help improve the strength of your bones by doing regular exercise (especially weight-bearing exercise), eating healthy foods containing calcium and Vitamin D and reducing your consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Supplements of calcium and Vitamin D3 are also effective.

Side effects of Deca-Duralin Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Deca-Duralin

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Breast enlargement
  • Nausea
  • Acne
  • Breast enlargement in male

How to use Deca-Duralin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Deca-Duralin Injection works

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection is an anabolic steroid which mimics the effect of male hormone (testosterone). It works by strengthening the bones which become thin and fragile due to osteoporosis.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Deca-Duralin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection for the treatment of osteoporosis in women after menopause.
  • It is given as an injection into muscle of upper arm or leg by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop male characteristics such as hoarseness, increased hair growth, acne and increased sex drive.
  • Do not take Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Anabolic steroid
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES

Patient Concerns

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Not gaining muscles so can I take testosterone and deca injection
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please ask a physician regarding this
Teriparatide is this injection advisable?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Yes, it's good in Osteoporosis
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FAQs

Q. Is nandrolone decanoate a steroid/ testosterone/same as deca durabolin ?

Deca durabolin is the trade name for nandrolone decanoate, which belongs to a group of medicines called anabolic steroids. It has similar effects like testosterone, which is a male steroid hormone

Q. Is Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate safe?

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate legal?

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate is approved for the treatment of thinning and weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) in post-menopausal women and for the management of the anemia of renal insufficiency. But its use to enhance ability in sports is punishable offence by law

Q. Is deca durabolin good for joints?

Deca durabolin is a trade name for active drug nandrolone decanoate. It has no known effects on joints

Q. Is deca durabolin available for oral use?

Deca durabolin is a trade name for active drug nandrolone decanoate. It is available as solution for injection

Q. What is deca durabolin/metadec?

Deca durabolin/metadec is trade names for active drug nandrolone decanoate. It is used to treat condition of thinning and weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) in post-menopausal women. It is also used for the management of the anemia of renal insufficiency

Q. How long can I take deca durabolin for?

Deca durabolin is a trade name for active drug nandrolone decanoate. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration of use of deca durabolin

Q. Does Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate aromatize?

Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection decanoate may get aromatize to estradiol

Q. Does nandrolone increase testosterone?

Nandrolone decanoate belongs to a group of medicines called anabolic steroids. It does not increase testosterone but has action similar to testosteron

Q. Is Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection dangerous?

Overuse of Deca-Duralin 100mg Injection is harmful as it can lead due infertility, increased in breast size in men, liver toxicity, psychiatric diseases or sudden death due to heart dysfunction

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