Full Generic Medicine Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Aplastic anaemia
Adult: As acetate: 100-150 mg/day.

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

Progressive breast cancer
Adult: As enantate: 100 mg every 1-2 wk or 200 mg every 2-3 wk.
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.
Metenolone is an anabolic steroid, which in high doses stimulates bone marrow functions, particularly erythropoiesis.
Oral: Store below 30°C.
CIMS Class
Anabolic Agents / Cytotoxic Chemotherapy
ATC Classification
A14AA04 - metenolone ; Belongs to the class of androstan derivative anabolic steroids used as systemic anabolic agents.
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