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:
liver disease, such as jaundice
high blood pressure
Kidney or lung cancer
high or low cholesterol
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
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
increased blood fats
abnormal liver function
increased or decreased sexual desire
liver anatomy changes
incomplete statural growth.
enlargement of the penis
enlargement of the breast
difficulty to urinate (growth of the prostate)
disturbed formation of sperm
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|