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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anabolic agent

Chemical Name

Androst-5-ene-3,17-diol, 17-metyl-, (3β,17β)-

Foreign Names

  • Methandriolum (Latin)
  • Methandriol (German)
  • Méthandriol (French)
  • Metandriol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metandriolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Méthandriol (OS: DCF)
  • MAD (IS)
  • Mestenediol (IS)
  • Methylandrostendiolum (IS)
  • Methylandrostenediol (IS)

Brand Names

  • Funspan
    Daw Jih, Taiwan
  • Anadiol Depot (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Drive (Methandriol and Boldenone (veterinary use))
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Filybol (Methandriol and Nandrolone (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Protabol (veterinary use)
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • RWR (Methandriol and Nandrolone (veterinary use))
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Tribolin (Methandriol and Nandrolone (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia

International Drug Name Search


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.