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Reptiles

Stanozolol

Synonym(s): Winstrol, Winstrol Depot, Menabol, Neurabol, Stanol, Stromba

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd, David Perpinan

Introduction

Name

  • Stanazolol.

Class of drug

  • Anabolic steroid.

Description

Chemical name

  • 17β-Hydroxy- 17α-methyl-5α-androstano[3,2-c]pyrazole.

Molecular formula

  • C21H32N2O.

Molecular weight

  • 328.49.

Physical properties

  • Odorless, nearly colorless, crystalline powder.
  • Sparingly soluble in alcohol and insoluble in water.

Storage requirements

  • Stanozolol tablets should be stored in tight, light-resistant packaging, at room temperature.

Uses

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Indications

  • To improve appetite, promote weight gain and increase strength and vitality.
  • Adjunct therapy to other specific and supportive therapy.
  • To treat anemia of chronic disease Anemia.
  • Used in management of catabolic disease in chronic renal failure and other chronic or unspecific conditions.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Anabolic agents may potentiate the effects of anticoagulants.
  • Anabolic agents may decrease blood glucose.
Adrenal steroids
  • The concurrent use of anabolic and adrenal steroids may potentiate the development of edema.

with diagnostic tests

  • Creatinine excretion can be reduced.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Plumb D (2015) Plumb’s Veterinary Drug Handbook. 8th edn. Wiley Blackwell. pp 1296.
  • Carpenter J W & Marion C J (2013) Exotic Animal Formulary. 4th edn. Elsevier Saunders. USA. pp 564.
  • Tennant B (1999) Small Animal Formulary. 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.

Organisation(s)

  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.

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