Medication Description: Methandrostenolone (Methan drostenolonum)
METHANDROSTENOLON (Methan drostenolonum). 17 a -Methyandrostadien-1, 4-ol-17 b -on 3.
Synonyms: Dianabol, Nerobol, Anabolex, Anabolin, Anaboral, Bionabol, Danabol, Dehydromethyltestosteron, Dianabol, Distranorm, Lanabolin, Metanabol, Metandienone, Metandienonum, Metastenol, Methastenon, Nabolin, Nerobol, yours, yours, and yours, your company, and your company will make it.
White or white with a yellowish sheen crystalline powder. Very little soluble in water, easily soluble in alcohol.
By chemical structure and biological action is close to testosterone and its analogues. It has androgenic activity, but in this respect it is much less active than testosterone, however, it has a pronounced anabolic effect (see Testosterone propionate). The androgenic effect of methandrostenolone is 100 times less than that of testosterone propionate with approximately the same anabolic activity.
The main indications for the use of methandrostenolone, as well as other anabolic steroids, are disorders of protein anabolism with cachexia of various origins, asthenia, infectious and other diseases accompanied by loss of protein. The drug is prescribed to convalescents after severe injuries, operations, burns.
In endocrinological practice, methandrostenolone and other anabolic steroids are used for interstitial-pituitary insufficiency, chronic adrenal insufficiency, toxic goiter, diabetic angiopathies (retinopathy and nephropathy), steroid diabetes, pituitary dwarfism.
In medical therapy in patients with chronic coronary insufficiency and myocardial infarction, myocarditis, rheumatic heart disease, and atherosclerotic cardiosclerosis, overvoltage infarction, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer in chronic kidney disease involving the loss of protein and azotemia, chronic lung disease.
These drugs are also used in osteoporosis, the slow formation of callus, major fractures and after plastic surgery on the bones, with myopathies and progressive muscular dystrophy; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; progressive myopia and senile retinal degeneration, eczema, psoriasis.
In pediatric practice, it is used for growth retardation, anorexia, loss of nutrition, etc.
Anabolic steroids are sometimes recommended for elderly and old people to improve compensatory and adaptive processes.
Methandrostenolone is taken orally. Doses and duration of treatment are set individually depending on the nature of the disease, the age of the patient, the effectiveness and tolerability of the drug, the results of clinical and biochemical studies. Typically, the daily dose for adults is 0.005-0.01 g (1 tablet 5 mg 1-2 times daily before meals). In the first days of treatment, the daily dose can be increased to 0.02 g (4 tablets), and in some cases (with exhaustion, cachexia, uremia) - to 0.03 g (30 mg). For long-term therapy, 0.005 g (5 mg) per day is prescribed.