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Anadrol-50

Anadrol-50

INDICATIONS

ANADROL Tablets is indicated in the treatment of anemias caused by deficient red cell production. Acquired aplastic anemia, congenital aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis and the hypoplastic anemias due to the administration of myelotoxic drugs often respond.

ANADROL Tablets should not replace other supportive measures such as transfusion, correction of iron, folic acid, vitamin B12 or pyridoxine deficiency, antibacterial therapy and the appropriate use of corticosteroids.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended daily dose in children and adults is 1-5 mg/kg body weight per day. The usual effective dose is 1-2 mg/kg/day but higher doses may be required, and the dose should be individualized. Response is not often immediate, and a minimum trial of three to six months should be given. Following remission, some patients may be maintained without the drug; others may be maintained on an established lower daily dosage. A continued maintenance dose is usually necessary in patients with congenital aplastic anemia.

HOW SUPPLIED

ANADROL (oxymetholone) Tablets is supplied in bottles of 100 white scored tablets imprinted with 8633 and UNIMED (NDC 0051-8633-33).

Store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F) [See USP].

Manufactured for : Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc Marietta, GA 30062. Address medical inquiries to: Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 901 Sawyer Road Marietta, GA 30062. Rev Aug 2004. FDA revision date: 8/25/2004

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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