oxymetholone(redirected from Anadrol)
oxymetholone/oxy·meth·o·lone/ (-meth´o-lōn) an anabolic steroid used in the treatment of anemia and for the prophylaxis and treatment of hereditary angioedema.
an anabolic steroid.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of anemias caused by antineoplastic drugs.
contraindications Cancer of the male breast or prostate, liver disease, pregnancy or suspected pregnancy, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hirsutism, acne, liver toxicity, electrolyte imbalances, and, depending on the patient's age, various endocrine effects.
a 17α-alkylated androgen used for its anabolic effects in the treatment of aplastic and other nonregenerative anemias.