METABOLIN / METABOLIN DEPOT INJECTION
METABOLIN & METABOLIN DEPOT are anabolic steroids having higher anabolic and lower androgenic activity. Their effects are similar to testosterone. METABOLIN contains Nandrolone Phenylpropionate 25 mg per 1 ml. ampoule and METABOLIN DEPOT contains Nandrolone Decanoate 25 mg per 1 ml. ampoule.
METABOLIN & METABOLIN DEPOT tend to increase retention of nitrogen, calcium, sodium, potassium, chloride and phosphate leading to an increase in skeletal weight, water retention and increased growth of bone. A nourishing diet should be accompanied with METABOLIN & METABOLIN DEPOT therapy for increased body protein and body weight.
METABOLIN & METABOLIN DEPOT are indicated in Osteoporosis, Chronic debilitating diseases to correct defective protein metabolism, after surgery, burns , major illness, in Suboptimal growth in children, to counteract glucocorticoid, in Hypoplastic, Haemolytic or malignancy associated anaemia.
CONTRA INDICATIONS & PRECAUTIONS :
METABOLIN & METABOLIN DEPOT are contra-indicated in men with carcinoma of the prostate or breast and in patients with hypercalcaemia. Their use is best avoided in patients with nephrosis, in pregnancy, in lactating patients. They should be used with caution in patients with cardiac disorders, renal or hepatic dysfunction, epilepsy, or migraine and other conditions which would be aggravated by fluid retention. They may also reduce Thyroxine-binding globulin.
METABOLIN should be given one intramuscular injection weekly. METABOLIN DEPOT has a longer duration of action than METABOLIN and therefore should be given once every three weeks. Higher doses of both injections may be necessary in severe conditions such as malignant neoplasm of breast, and refractory anaemias.