Description of the medicine: Retabolil (Retabolil)
RETABOLIL (Retabolil). 19-Nor-testosterone-17 b-decanoate.
Synonyms: Abolon, Anabosan-Depot, Deca-Durabolin, Decanandroline, Dekanabol, Eubolin, Fortabolin, Hormoretard, Nandrolone decanoate, Nandroloni decanoas, Nortestosterondecanoat, Superbolan, Turinabol-Depo, etc.
It has a strong and lasting anabolic effect. After injection, the effect occurs in the first 3 days, reaches a maximum by the 7th day and lasts at least 3 weeks. Low toxicity. It has even less androgenic (and virilizing) effect than phenobolin.
The main indications for use are the same as for other anabolic steroids. Due to the duration of action (relatively rare injections), the drug is convenient for treating children.
It is administered intramuscularly in the form of an oil solution for adults at 0.025-0.05 g (25-50 mg) once every 2 to 3 weeks; on a course of 8 to 10 injections. Children are injected once every 3 to 4 weeks: with a body weight of 10 kg - 0.005 g (5 mg), 10 - 20 kg - 0.0075 g (7, 5 mg), 20 - 30 kg - 0.01 g (10 mg) 30 - 40 kg - 0.015 g (15 mg), 40 - 50 kg - 0.02 g (20 mg), more than 50 kg - 0.025 g (25 mg).
The drug is contraindicated in breast and prostate cancer, pregnancy. Caution is necessary in case of insufficient liver and kidney function.
When using the drug in patients with diabetes mellitus, a decrease in insulin demand may be observed, in connection with which glucose tolerance must be carefully checked.
Release form: 5% solution (50 mg) in oil in ampoules of 1 ml.
Storage: List B. In the dark place.
In case of precipitation in the ampoule, the precipitate must be heated (without opening) in hot water until the precipitate is completely dissolved. Only a completely clear solution should be used.