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This medicine is used to treat anemia in people with kidney failure
               



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What is this medicine?

NANDROLONE DECANOATE is a steroid. This medicine is used to treat anemia in people with kidney failure.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • breast cancer
  • diabetes
  • heart disease
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • prostate trouble
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to nandrolone, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for injection into a muscle. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

  • goserelin
  • leuprolide
  • medicines for diabetes
  • medicines for the prostate like dutasteride, finasteride, saw palmetto
  • warfarin

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need to have important blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

This drug may affect blood sugar in patients with diabetes. If you have diabetes, monitor your blood sugar and report any changes.

               
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