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Decapic 50 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Decapic Injection

Decapic Injection side effects

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

How to use Decapic Injection

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

How Decapic Injection works

Decapic 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.

Decapic Injection related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Decapic Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Decapic

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Teriparatide is this injection advisable?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Yes, it's good in Osteoporosis
teeth in yellow dark layer bottom side and very week or painful teeth i have hypothyroid and osteoporosis since 5 years daily one tab thyronorm 50mg
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dentist
Its due to poor oral heygineGo for teeth cleaning and scaling
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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 Decapic decanoate safe?

Decapic decanoate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Decapic decanoate legal?

Decapic 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 Decapic decanoate aromatize?

Decapic 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 Decapic dangerous?

Overuse of Decapic 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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References
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