nandrolone


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nandrolone

 [nan´dro-lōn]
an anabolic steroid with lesser androgenic effects; used as n. decanoate and n. phenpropionate in the treatment of severe growth retardation in children and of metastatic breast cancer and as an aid in the treatment of chronic wasting diseases and anemia associated with renal insufficiency.

nandrolone

/nan·dro·lone/ (nan´dro-lōn) an anabolic steroid with lesser androgenic effects; used as n. decanoate and n. phenpropionate in the treatment of severe growth retardation in children and of metastatic breast cancer and as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic wasting diseases and anemia associated with renal insufficiency.

nandrolone

[nan′drəlōn]
an anabolic steroid.
indications It is prescribed to treat metastatic breast cancer in females and to increase hemoglobin and red cell mass in the management of the anemia of renal insufficiency. It increases hemoglobin and red cell mass.
contraindications Cancer of the male breast or prostate, liver disease, pregnancy, nephrosis, suspected pregnancy, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are various endocrine disturbances, depending on the patient's age. Hirsutism, acne, liver toxicity, masculinization, and electrolyte imbalances also occur.

nandrolone

anabolic steroid agent with androgenic activity; may be used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis

nandrolone

an androgenic, anabolic steroid. The decanoate and phenpropionate esters are long-acting repository preparations.
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As described earlier, nandrolone could be chemically synthesized and naturally present in edible parts of pork.
Following consumption, nandrolone is quickly metabolized by the body which requires that the detection procedure be based upon testing for the presence of nandrolone metabolites that are then excreted in the urine.
Fernando Couto The former Portugal captain also tested positive for nandrolone while at Lazio.
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His ordeal began last July when he tested positive for nandrolone at a tournament in Indianapolis.
His case detailed claims that over 40 of his fellow professionals had given elevated readings of nandrolone, an anabolic steroid.
He cites seven positive tests for nandrolone between August 2002 and May 2003 and 36 others of elevated levels all put down to contaminated supplements supplied by ATP trainers.
In a statement issued after news of his positive test leaked out,Rusedski said: ``Instead of treating me in the same category as all the other players who have demonstrated elevated levels of nandrolone and common analytical fingerprinting,I appear to have been singled out for this special treatment.
These were thought to be the cause of Ulihrach's positive test and those of six other players who were also cleared - and who have not been named - as well as more than 30 other tests that showed elevated levels of nandrolone.
But he was apparently so convinced Rusedski, who tested positive for Nandrolone, could be the victim of a miscarriage of justice that he has agreed to represent the British number two at his ATP hearing in Montreal tomorrow.
Nandrolone is available in several pharmaceutical formulations as a 17[beta]-hydroxy ester in an oily matrix or as a nandrolone salt (decanoate or sodium sulfate) in an aqueous solution.