Decabolin 50 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Decabolin Injection

It is used to treat thinning and weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) in post-menopausal women. It is also used for treating  anemia caused by kidney problems.
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Decabolin Injection side effects

Common
  • Swelling of legs
  • Ankle swelling
  • Swelling of feet
  • Fluid retention
  • Breast enlargement
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea

How to use Decabolin Injection

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

How Decabolin Injection works

Decabolin 50 mg 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.

Decabolin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Decabolin 50 mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Decabolin 50 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Decabolin 50 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Decabolin 50 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Decabolin 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decabolin 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Decabolin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Decabolin 50 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Decabolin 50 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Decabolin 50 mg 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 Decabolin 50 mg Injection if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

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 Decabolin decanoate safe?
Decabolin decanoate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Decabolin decanoate legal?
Decabolin 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 Decabolin decanoate aromatize?
Decabolin decanoate may get aromatize to estradiol
Q. Does Decabolin decanoate build muscle?
Decabolin decanoate is reported to increase muscle mass
Q. Does nandrolone cause hair loss/water retention/acne/burn fat?
Nandrolone decanoate belongs to a group of medicines called anabolic steroids. It builds up the muscle mass and reduces the fat in the body and has side effects such as water retention and acne. It has no known effect on hair loss
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. Does deca durabolin show drug testYes. Deca durabolin which contains Decabolin decanoate can be detected by the presence of 19-norandrosterone in hair or urine. The International Olympic Committee has set a limit of 2.0 ?
g/L of 19-norandrosterone in urine as the upper limit beyond which an athlete is suspected of doping
Q. Is Decabolin dangerous?
Overuse of Decabolin 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
Q. Does Decabolin cause gynecomastia?
At high doses, Decabolin is converted to estrogen, which can cause gynecomastia.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India
MRP
20
1 Injection in 1 vial
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