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Anadrol-50

ANADROL®-50
(oxymetholone) 50 mg Tablets

DRUG DESCRIPTION

ANADROL® (oxymetholone) Tablets for oral administration each contain 50 mg of the steroid oxymetholone, a potent anabolic and androgenic drug.

The chemical name for oxymetholone is 17β-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethylene)-17-methyl-5α-androstan-3-one. The structural formula is:

ANADROL®-50 (oxymetholone)    Structural Formula Illustration

Inactive Ingredients:    lactose, magnesium stearate, povidone, starch

What are the possible side effects of oxymetholone (Anadrol-50)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • swelling, rapid weight gain;
  • increased or ongoing erection of the penis;
  • changes in skin color;
  • urination problems; or
  • nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Women receiving oxymetholone may develop male characteristics, which could be...

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What are the precautions when taking oxymetholone (Anadrol-50)?

See also Warning section.

Before taking oxymetholone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: breast cancer (males), breast cancer with high blood calcium levels (females), prostate cancer, severe kidney disease, severe liver disease.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease (e.g., congestive heart failure, coronary artery...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 5/2/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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