DECA DURABOLIN 50 MG INJECTION DETAILS –
Deca-Durabolin 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection (Nandrolone decanoate)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before this medicine is administered because it contains important information for you.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or your pharmacist.
This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
If you get any side effects talk to your doctor or pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
WHAT DECA-DURABOLIN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Deca-Durabolin is a clear yellow oily solution for injection containing 50 mg/ml of the active ingredient nandrolone decanoate.
The active substance, nandrolone decanoate belongs to the group of medicines known as anabolic steroids that help to prevent bone loss.
Deca-Durabolin is used in osteoporosis, when bones thin and become brittle, after the menopause.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE DECA-DURABOLIN IS GIVEN TO YOU
Do not receive Deca-Durabolin:
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant (see section 2 “pregnancy, breast- feeding and fertility”).
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to nandrolone decanoate or any of the ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6 “What Deca-Durabolin contains”).
In children under the age of 3 years.
If you have porphyria (an inherited blood disorder)
If you are allergic to peanuts or soya (see section 2 “Important information about some of the ingredients of Deca-Durabolin”).
Take special care with Deca-Durabolin:
If you notice any signs of masculinization (for instance lowering of the voice or increase in body or facial hair), consult your doctor immediately.
Extra supervision by your doctor may be necessary in some cases; particularly the elderly. At regular intervals, blood tests will be done to check the oxygen-carrying substance in your red blood cells (haemoglobin). In very rare cases the number of red blood cells will increase too much leading to complications.
Medical checks may also be necessary in some other conditions.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist or nurse if you have ever had, still have or are suspected to have:
breast cancer which has spread to the bones;
Kidney or lung cancer
high blood pressure
Using Deca-Durabolin with food and drink
This medicine can be injected without taking consideration of meals and drinks.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist or nurse if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
HOW DECA-DURABOLIN IS GIVEN TO YOU
This medicine should only be given by a doctor or a nurse. The injections are given deeply into a muscle (for instance in the buttock, upper leg or upper arm.)
The dose depends on your illness and how bad it is. Your doctor will decide the dose.
Deca-Durabolin 50 mg/ml Manufacturers
The medicine is manufactured by the following companies
Organon (India) Ltd
Please consult your physician