Nandrolone

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Nandrolone
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Clinical data
Pronunciation/ˈnændrəln/[1]
Trade names• Deca-Durabolin (as ND)
• Durabolin (as NPP)
Identifiers
  • (8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17S)-17-hydroxy-13-methyl-2,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
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Nandrolone, also known as 19-nortestosterone, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS).

It is used in the form of esters such as nandrolone decanoate (brand name Deca-Durabolin) and nandrolone phenylpropionate (brand name Durabolin).[2][3][4][5] Nandrolone esters are used in the treatment of anemias, cachexia (wasting syndrome), osteoporosis, breast cancer, and for other indications.[4] They are not used by mouth and instead are given by injection into muscle or fat.[4][5][6]

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  1. "Nandrolone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary".
  2. Elks J, Ganellin CR, eds. (2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. New York City: Springer. pp. 660–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. OCLC 1079003025.
  3. Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. January 2000. pp. 716–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Llewellyn W (2011). Anabolics. Molecular Nutrition Llc. pp. 402–412, 460–467, 193–194. ISBN 978-0-9828280-1-4.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Sneader W (23 June 2005). Drug Discovery: A History. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 206–. ISBN 978-0-471-89979-2.
  6. Singh GK, Turner L, Desai R, Jimenez M, Handelsman DJ (July 2014). "Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic study of subcutaneous injection of depot nandrolone decanoate using dried blood spots sampling coupled with ultrapressure liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry assays". The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99 (7): 2592–8. doi:10.1210/jc.2014-1243. PMID 24684468.