Androstanolone

Description

Androstanolone is used to treat conditions caused by low levels of testosterone hormone in men. These conditions include delayed puberty, impotence, and other hormonal imbalances. This medicine is also be used in the treatment of breast development in men and small penis in pre- and peripubertal boys.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Androstanolone

  • Mood swings
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • Skin rash
  • Acne

Uses of Androstanolone

What is it prescribed for?

  • Gynecomastia
  • Male hypogonadism
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to androstanolone or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Other medicines

Androstanolone may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Topical forms: Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Topical forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Albendazole

Paracetamol

Afatinib

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Topical forms: Apply this medicine to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Androstanolone helps in the growth, development, and functioning of the male sexual organs and typical secondary sexual characteristics.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Androgens and anabolic steroids

Schedule

Schedule H

Androstanolone [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 20 May 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Androstanolone

Stanolone - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 4 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB02901

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Information on this page was last updated on 20 May 2019

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