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The use of WINSTROL (anabolic steroids) is contraindicated in the following:
- Male patients with carcinoma of the breast, or with known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate.
- Carcinoma of the breast in females with hypercalcemia; androgenic anabolic steroids may stimulate osteolytic resorption of bone.
- Nephrosis or the nephrotic phase of nephritis.
- WINSTROL (anabolic steroids) can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.
WINSTROL (anabolic steroids) is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. If this drug is used during pregnancy, or if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to the fetus.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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