Metadec 50mg Injection
Metadec 50mg Injection

Metadec 50mg Injection

1ml Injection in Ampoule
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Nandrolone(50.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Metadec 50mg Injection contains Nandrolone as its active ingredient and is used to manage bones from weakening (osteoporosis) in post-menopausal women. This medicine will be given to you in the hospit...
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Uses of Metadec 50 MG

Metadec 50mg Injection is used in treating osteoporosis (a condition in which bones become weak and brittle) in women post-menopause.

Contraindications of Metadec 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Nandrolone or any other ingredients of Metadec 50mg 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 Metadec 50 MG

  • Injection site reaction
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Swelling of ankles or feet
  • Acne or pimples
  • Excess hair growth on the body or face
  • Hoarseness or change in voice
  • Increased sexual urge
  • Women develop male-like characteristics (inform your doctor immediately)
  • Abnormal or altered liver function

Precautions and Warnings of Metadec 50 MG



Can I take Metadec 50mg Injection during pregnancy?
Metadec 50mg 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

Can I take Metadec 50mg Injection while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if this medicine passes into human milk, hence you should not breastfeed, while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Metadec 50mg Injection?
It is not expected that Metadec 50mg Injection will affect your ability to drive or operate machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Metadec 50mg Injection?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Metadec 50mg 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 Metadec 50mg Injection while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Mode of Action of Metadec 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 Metadec 50mg Injection works by strengthening the bones, thus helps...
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Directions for Use of Metadec 50 MG

  • Metadec 50mg 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 Metadec 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metadec 50mg 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 yo...
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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 Metadec 50mg 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 Metadec 50 MG

  • Store Metadec 50mg Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Metadec 50 MG


Metadec 50mg 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 inj...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Metadec 50mg Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might hav...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Why can't I take Metadec 50mg Injection by myself?

A: This medicine is to be taken by injection and is given deeply into a muscle. So, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.

Q: I am a sports person, can I use Metadec 50mg Injection to enhance my ability in sports?

A: Strictly No! The misuse of this medicine may cause serious harm and its use to enhance the ability in sports is discouraged and is a punishable offence.

Q: How long to should I use Metadec 50mg Injection?

A: The dose and duration of Metadec 50mg Injection will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not decide to stop the treatment with this medicine on your own.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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