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- Known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate or the male breast.
- Carcinoma of the breast in females with hypercalcemia (androgenic anabolic steroids may stimulate osteolytic bone resorption).
- Pregnancy, because of possible masculinization of the fetus. Oxandrin (oxandrolone) has been shown to cause embryotoxicity, fetotoxicity, infertility, and masculinization of female animal offspring when given in doses 9 times the human dose.
- Nephrosis, the nephrotic phase of nephritis.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/31/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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