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Drug or Toxic Substance:
oxabolone
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Description

Oxabolone is a synthetic steroid hormone used to treat endometriosis, a condition in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It is also used to treat certain types of breast cancer. Oxabolone is available in the form of tablets and is taken orally.

Common side effects of oxabolone include nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, breast tenderness, and menstrual irregularities. Other more serious side effects may include liver damage, increased risk of blood clots, and increased risk of stroke.

Associated brand names: Oxandrin, Oxandrolone, Anavar, Oxandrol.

Classifications
  • anabolic steroid
  • sport doping

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