Concise Prescribing Info
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Aplastic anaemia As acetate: 100-150 mg/day. IM Postmenopausal osteoporosis As enantate: 100 mg 2 wkly, then reduce to 3-4 wkly after an initial response. Progressive breast cancer As enantate: 100 mg 1-2 wkly or 200 mg 2-3 wkly.
Dosage Details
Progressive breast cancer
Adult: As enantate: 100 mg every 1-2 wk or 200 mg every 2-3 wk.

Postmenopausal osteoporosis
Adult: As enantate: 100 mg every 2 wk, then reduce to once every 3-4 wk after an initial response.

Aplastic anaemia
Adult: As acetate: 100-150 mg/day.
May be taken with or without food.
Pregnancy. In men, prostate or breast carcinoma, other hormone-dependent carcinoma.
Special Precautions
Lactation; CV disorders, renal or hepatic impairment, epilepsy, migraine, DM, conditions aggravated by fluid retention. Children. Regularly examine prostate in men.
Adverse Reactions
Fluid and electrolyte retention, psychiatric effects, hypercalcaemia, impaired glucose tolerance, increased bone growth and skeletal weight. Men: Impotence, priapism, azoospermia, prostatic hypertrophy; gynaecomastia, hirsutism, male pattern baldness, acne, seborrhoea, oedema, cholestatic jaundice. Women: Virilisation, amenorrhoea, menstrual irregularities, suppressed lactation, increased libido. Children: Premature closure of epiphyses, stops linear growth, virilisation symptoms.
Drug Interactions
May enhance effects of antidiabetics, ciclosporin, levothyroxine, warfarin. Resistance to the effects of neuromuscular blockers may occur.
Lab Interference
May interfere with glucose tolerance and thyroid function tests.
Description: Metenolone is an anabolic steroid, which in high doses stimulates bone marrow functions, particularly erythropoiesis.
Store below 30°C.
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