oxandrolone

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steroid

 [ster´oid]
any of a group of lipids with a complex molecule containing carbon atoms in four interlocking rings forming a hydrogenated cyclopentophenanthrene-ring system; three of the rings contain six carbon atoms each and the fourth contains five. Steroids are important in body chemistry and include steroid hormones such as the gonadal or sex steroids, corticosteroids, glucocorticoids, and mineralocorticoids; vitamins of the D group; and the sterols, including cholesterol, the main building block of the steroid hormones in the body. The cardiac glycosides, a group of compounds derived from certain plants, are partly steroids.
anabolic steroid any of a group of synthetic derivatives of testosterone having pronounced anabolic properties and relatively weak androgenic properties; they are used clinically mainly to promote growth and repair of body tissues in diseases or states promoting catabolism or tissue wasting.
gonadal steroid (sex steroid) a steroid hormone produced by a gonad, such as an androgen, estrogen, or progestational agent.

oxandrolone

/ox·an·dro·lone/ (ok-san´dro-lōn) an androgenic and anabolic steroid that is used in the treatment of catabolic or tissue-wasting diseases or states.

oxandrolone

[oksan′drəlōn]
an androgen.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of bone pain accompanying osteoporosis and for the stimulation of weight gain after extensive surgery or trauma or when a pathophysiological reason exists for failure to maintain normal weight.
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 reactions are hirsutism, acne, liver toxicity, electrolyte imbalances, and various endocrine effects in some patients.

oxandrolone

Oxandrin® Endocrinology An anabolic steroid used to reverse involuntary weight loss and depletion of cell mass, in Pts with AIDS, trauma, chronic infection, major burns or surgery, and other debilitating conditions Adverse effects Hepatotoxicity, cholestasis, liver cell necrosis, peliosis hepatis, hirsutism, gynecomastia, acne, male pattern baldness in ♀. See Anabolic steroid.

oxandrolone (oksan´drəlōn´),

n brand name: Oxandrin;
drug class: androgenic anabolic steroid (Controlled Substance Schedule III);
action: reverses catabolic tissue processes; promotes buildup of protein; increases erythropoietin production;
uses: treating catabolic or tissue-wasting processes, such as extensive surgery, burns, infection, or trauma; HIV wasting syndrome; Turner's syndrome.
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