What DECAVIS 100 is used for:

DECAVIS 100 is a clear yellow oily solution for injection
containing 100 mg/ml of the active

ingredient nandrolone decanoate.

It is used to treat:

osteoporosis (loss of bone tissue)

certain types of anaemia

breast cancer (in women)

patients on long term corticosteroids.

It belongs to a group of medicines known as anabolic

These medicines help to rebuild tissues that have become
weak because of continuing

illness or serious injury. Deca-Durabolin can be used to
increase lean body mass in the case

of negative nitrogen balance. It can also be used to
increase bone mass and stimulate the

formation of red blood cells in the bone marrow.

As far as is known, DECAVIS 100 has no adverse effect on
driving and using machines.

Do not use DECAVIS 100 if:

you are a man and have or have had cancer of the prostate or
the breast,or are suspected of

having one of these tumours. You also should have had an
examination by your physician to

exclude any abnormalities of the genital organs.

you have kidney disease

you have liver disease

you have heart failure

you are allergic to nandrolone decanoate, or any of the
ingredients listed at the end of this


you are allergic to peanuts or soya

you are a child below the age of 3 years

it is past the expiry date or the packaging shows signs of

Before you are given it

Tell your doctor if you have allergies to any other
medicines, foods, preservatives or dyes.

Medical checks may also be necessary in some other cases.
Therefore, before you start

using this medicine you must tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you ever had, still have or are

suspected to have:

prostate disorders

liver disease, such as jaundice

heart disease

high blood pressure

kidney disorders

Kidney or lung cancer

high or low cholesterol


migraine, headaches

diabetes mellitus

heparin therapy

breast cancer that has spread to your bones.

Prostatic complaints, such as problems with passing urine

Using DECAVIS 100 with food and drink:

This medicine can be injected without taking consideration
of meals and drinks.

In order for this medicine to work properly to rebuild
tissues weakened by injury or illness, it

is important that you follow strictly any possible diet
measures as directed by your doctor or


How DECAVIS 100 is given:

The dosage depends on the severity of your condition and the
response to treatment. Your

doctor will find the correct dosage for you. The doctor will
also make any dose adjustments

depending on your individual requirements. Usually, one
injection every 2-3 weeks is


DECAVIS 100 is given as a deep injection into a muscle (such
as the buttock, upper leg or

upper arm). These injections should only be given by a
doctor or trained nurse.

If you have the impression that the effect of this medicine
is too strong or too weak, talk to

your doctor or a nurse immediately.

If you are given too much

These injections are given under medical supervision and it
is very unlikely that you will be

given too much.

Your doctor or nurse will inject this medicine into you. If
you have the impression that the

effect of this medicine is too strong then please talk to
your doctor or nurse immediately.

If several doses are given at once it is not a medical
emergency. However you should consult

your doctor as side-effects are dependent on dosage, dose
interval and your individual


Things you must not do

Do not use Deca-Durabolin to treat any other complaints
unless your doctor tells you to.

Do not give your medicine to anyone else, even if they have
the same condition as you

Side Effects

All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are
serious, most of the time they are

not. Do not be alarmed by the following list of side
effects. You may not experience any of

them. In general:

pain at the injection site

uid retention e.g. swelling of the ankles or feet

increased blood pressure

oily skin, greasy hair

acne, rash



increased blood fats

abnormal liver function

increased or decreased sexual desire

liver anatomy changes

incomplete statural growth.

In males:

enlargement of the penis

enlargement of the breast

difficulty to urinate (growth of the prostate)

disturbed formation of sperm

painful erections

testicular atrophy


In females:

hoarseness or changes of the voice, which may be
long-lasting or permanent

increased body or facial hair

irregular periods (or complete absence of periods)

enlargement of the clitoris



DECAVIS 100 (100mg/ml) 10 ampules of 1ml each.

Each ml contains:  
Nandrolone Decanoate 100 mg