Oxandrolone Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for Weight Loss

To promote weight gain following weight loss associated with extensive surgery, chronic infections, or severe trauma, and in select patients who fail to gain or maintain normal weight. It is indicated to counter chronic corticosteroid-induced protein catabolism, and for relief of bone pain associated with osteoporosis.

2.5 to 10 mg orally 2 to 4 times daily. Dose range: 2.5 to 20 mg per day.

Usual Adult Dose for Alcoholic Liver Damage

2.5 to 10 mg orally 2 to 4 times daily. Dose range: 2.5 to 20 mg per day.

Usual Geriatric Dose for Weight Loss

To promote weight gain following weight loss associated with extensive surgery, chronic infections, or severe trauma, and in select patients who fail to gain or maintain normal weight. It is indicated to counter chronic corticosteroid-induced protein catabolism, and for relief of bone pain associated with osteoporosis.

5 mg orally 2 times daily. Dose range: 2.5 to 20 mg per day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Turner's Syndrome

Maximum dose: 0.1 mg/kg/day orally.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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