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Symbol 50 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Symbol 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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Symbol Injection side effects

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

How to use Symbol Injection

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

How Symbol Injection works

Symbol 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.

Symbol Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Symbol 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 Symbol 50 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Symbol 50 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Symbol 50 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Symbol 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Symbol 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Symbol Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

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

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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 Symbol decanoate safe?

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

Q. Is Symbol decanoate legal?

Symbol 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 Symbol decanoate aromatize?

Symbol 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 Symbol dangerous?

Overuse of Symbol 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
  1. Nandrolone Decanoate. Dublin 24, Ireland: Aspen Pharma Trading Limited; 1988 [revised 10 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Nandrolone Decanoate. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 3 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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