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Decatek 50mg Injection

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1ml Injection
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Decatek 50 MG Description

Decatek Injection is used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women to manage bones from weakening. It contains nandrolone as its active ingredient. This medicine acts by strengthening...
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ContainsNandrolone(50.0 Mg)
UsesPost-menopausal osteoporosis
Side effectsInjection site reaction, nausea, itching, acne
ClassificationDRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
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Uses of Decatek 50 MG

Decatek Injection is used in treating osteoporosis (a condition in which bones become weak and brittle) in women post-menopause.

Contraindications of Decatek 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Nandrolone or any other ingredients of Decatek Injection.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you have a blood disease called porphyria.
  • If you are allergic to soy or peanuts.

Side effects of Decatek 50 MG

  • Injection site reaction
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Swelling of ankles or feet
  • Acne
  • Excess hair growth on the body or face
  • Hoarseness or change in voice

Precautions and Warnings of Decatek 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Decatek Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Decatek Injection must not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant before using it.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Decatek Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if nandrolone passes into human breastmilk, hence you should not breastfeed, while taking Decatek Injection. Consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Decatek Injection?
A:
It is not expected that Decatek Injection will affect your ability to drive or operate machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Decatek Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Decatek Injection, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are above 60 years old.
  • You have kidney or lung cancer.
  • You have migraine or fits (epilepsy).
  • You suffer from diabetes or high blood pressure.
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidney.
  • You had or have breast cancer which may have spread to the bones.
  • You are taking or about to start medicines like Prednisone, Betamethasone (used to treat rheumatic arthritis, asthma, etc).
  • You notice any male characteristics (change in voice, excess hair growth on the body or face), contact your doctor urgently.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using Decatek Injection while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Mode of Action of Decatek 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Nandrolone belongs to the group of medicines called anabolic steroids which is similar to the effects of testosterone. Nandrolone in Decatek Injection works by strengthening the bones, thus helps in p...
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Directions for Use of Decatek 50 MG

  • Decatek Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Decatek 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Decatek Injection may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you hav...
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  • The use of insulin or other antidiabetics along with this medicine can affect the way this medicine works. Thus close monitoring is necessary.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with blood thinners like Warfarin, heparin, etc may alter the effects of this medicine.
  • Use the hormone ACTH or corticosteroids (used in arthritis, asthma, etc), medicines like Erythropoietin (used in anemia) should be used with caution along with Decatek Injection.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test (like thyroid gland), as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Storage and disposal of Decatek 50 MG

  • Store Decatek Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Decatek 50 MG

Overdose

Decatek Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose on this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injectio...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Decatek Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have mis...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Decatek Injection contain steroid?

A: Yes, it contains nandrolone, an anabolic steroid that works by strengthening the bones, thus helping in preventing bone loss.

Q: Can Decatek be used for joint pain?

A: No, It is used to treat to strengthen the weakened and brittle bones caused due to osteoporosis.

Q: What is the use of Decatek Injection?

A: Decatek Injection is used for the treatment of osteoporosis (a condition in which bones become weak and brittle) in women post-menopause.

Q: Can I take Decatek by myself?

A: Decatek is to be taken by injection. So, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.
Product Details
Brand
DECATEK
Expires on or After
15/11/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 01:14 PM (IST)

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