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Oxandrin

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No symptoms or signs associated with overdosage have been reported. It is possible that sodium and water retention may occur.

The oral LD50 of oxandrolone in mice and dogs is greater than 5,000 mg/kg. No specific antidote is known, but gastric lavage may be used.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  1. Known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate or the male breast.
  2. Carcinoma of the breast in females with hypercalcemia (androgenic anabolic steroids may stimulate osteolytic bone resorption).
  3. 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.
  4. Nephrosis, the nephrotic phase of nephritis.
  5. Hypercalcemia.

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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