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

In the US, Nandrolone (nandrolone systemic) is a member of the drug class androgens and anabolic steroids and is used to treat Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure and Breast Cancer.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anabolic agent


Ophthalmic agent

Chemical Name

Estr-4-en-3-one, 17-hydroxy-, (17β)-

Foreign Names

  • Nandrolonum (Latin)
  • Nandrolon (German)
  • Nandrolone (French)
  • Nandrolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Betadecabolin
    Bestochem, India
  • Cadec
    Admac, India
  • Deca-Durabolin
    MSD, Peru; Schering-Plough, Ecuador
  • Deca-Nandrobol
    Cadila, India
  • Decaras
    Rass, India
  • Decasun
    Laksun, India
  • Decatop
    Madhav BioTech, India
  • Decaven
    Vensat, India
  • Durabolin
    Organon, India
  • Idec
    Invision, India
  • Keratyl
    Chauvin, Lebanon
  • Labdec
    Admac, India
  • Laurabolin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom
  • Nandron
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Retabolil
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia
  • Varbolin
    Zota, India
  • Anabolin
    Adelco, Greece; Techno, Bangladesh
  • Anaprolina
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Deca (veterinary use)
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Deca Durabolin
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Organon, Lebanon
  • Deca Duramin
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Decabolon
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Decadurabolin
    Organon, Egypt
  • Deca-Durabolin
    Aspen, Belgium; Aspen, Switzerland; Aspen, United Kingdom; Aspen, Netherlands; Aspen, Poland; Aspen, Portugal; Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Aspen Pharma Trading, Austria; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; MSD, Finland; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Greece; Organon, India; Organon, Oman; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Singapore; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Venezuela; Organon Italia, Italy; Schering-Plough, Indonesia
  • Extraboline
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Filybol (Nandrolone and Methandriol (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Nandro
    Samarth Pharma, Thailand
  • Nandrolona Decanoato Biosano
    Laboratorios Biosano, Chile
  • Nandrolone Decanoate Norma
    Norma Hellas, Greece
  • Nandurabolin
    Nile, Egypt
  • Nurezan
    Rafarm, Greece
  • Retabolil
    Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia
  • Tribolin (Nandrolone and Methandriol (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Zebol-50
    Zee, Georgia
  • Laurabolin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; MSD, New Zealand; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; Intervet SA MSD, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Abolon
    Hoechst, Pakistan
  • Anabolin (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Nandrolone Phenylpropionate-TongYong Pharm
    Tongyong Tongmeng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nandrosol (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Protosin
    Astar, Taiwan
  • RWR (Nandrolone and Methandriol (veterinary use))
    RWR Veterinary Products, Australia


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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