When not to use Deca Durabolin

There are certain conditions in which you should not take Deca Durabolin:

Allergy: If people have a known history of allergy to nandrolone or any other ingredient that nandrolone may have, then it is not recommended to take Deca Durabolin. Some dosages may have arachis oil and that can be harmful to people who have an allergy to peanuts or soya.

Breast or Prostate Cancer: People who have a carcinoma of the breast or prostate cancer should not take Deca Durabolin.

Nephrosis: Patients who have a degenerative disease of the kidneys should not use Deca Durabolin.

Breast Cancer with Hypercalcemia: If women have breast cancer along with high levels of calcium in the body, use of Deca Durabolin is prohibited.


Because Deca Durabolin has longer half-life and is an estered variant of Nandrolone, any cycles of Deca Durabolin should be a minimum of 12 weeks in duration.

Warnings about Deca Durabolin

Special Population Warnings

Pregnancy: Pregnant women or women planning on becoming pregnant should not use Deca Durabolin.

Breast Feeding: While breast feeding a baby, Deca Durabolin should not be used. If medical conditions make it absolutely essential to take Deca Durabolin, then the breast feeding should immediately be stopped. You should talk to your doctor before taking Deca Durabolin.

General Warnings

Allergy to Peanuts: Deca Durabolin in its medicinal form may contain arachis oil, which is derived from peanuts and it should not be taken by people who have peanut or soya allergy.

Virilisation: Deca Durabolin can bring about virilisation, that is a female will develop certain male characteristics, like a deep and hoarse voice, and therefore, it should be used with care.

Pediatric Usage: Children and pre-puberty adolescents should not take Deca Durabolin. It could interfere with the growth and development process.

Use by Sportspersons: It is not allowed to use Deca Durabolin by sportspersons or weight lifters to improve muscle development and performance. The world anti-doping agency and other sports organizations have banned the use of Deca Durabolin of sportspersons participating in events and games. The risk of negative effects is also very high.

Other Diseases: Deca Durabolin works to improve the protein formation capacity and tissue building capacity of the body. So, it can affect other health conditions you may be suffering from. You should inform your medical practitioner about any existing disease of the heart and blood vessels, metabolic diseases, cancers before taking Deca Durabolin.

Other Medicines: Deca Durabolin has been proved to be reactive with other medications a person might be taking. You must inform your doctor of all medications that you are already taking, including supplements and herbs for safety and optimal results.

Increase in Libido: Deca Durabolin can increase the sexual desire in males. You need to tell your doctor if you are having painful and frequent erections.

Things to Know about Deca Durabolin Dosage

If you miss a dose: You need to take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If you remember just before it is time to take the next dose, then you can skip the one before.

If you overdose: If you have taken an overdose of Deca Durabolin, contact your doctor immediately, although the possibility of an overdose and its related symptoms is not too high.

How Deca Durabolin Interacts with Other Substances

All drugs act differently in different people. It is necessary to check all possible interactions of Deca Durabolin with your doctor before you start taking it.

Interaction with Alcohol: The interaction of Deca Durabolin with alcohol is not known and it is recommended to consult a doctor before taking it.

Interaction with Medicines

  • Dexamethasone - Moderate
  • Warfarin - Severe
  • Leflunomide - Severe
  • Insulin – Moderate

Interaction with Diseases

Carcinoma in Men: Use of Deca Durabolin is not recommended for men who have carcinoma of the breast or prostate. The tumor may become even more worse as a result of taking Deca Durabolin.

Fluid Retention and Edema: Using Deca Durabolin increases water retention in the body and therefore caution should be exercised when giving it to people who have edema or water retention problems.

Hyperlipoproteinemia: Using Deca Durabolin may affect the cholesterol and fat levels of the body and majorly increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, it should be used with care in people who have high lipid and cholesterol levels or are already suffering from cardiovascular diseases.

Liver Disease: If a person has an impaired liver or disease, then the doses should be adjusted accordingly, and the effects of Deca Durabolin closely monitored.

Blood Disorders: Deca Durabolin can have a negative effect on blood clotting and should be given with caution to people who have bleeding disorders.

Diabetes: Using Deca Durabolin can reduce blood sugar levels and should be monitored in people who have diabetes. Doses need to be administered accordingly and regular monitoring of blood sugar level is recommended for such people.

Interaction with Laboratory Tests

Thyroid Function Test: If you are about to go for a thyroid function test, you should inform the fact that you are taking Deca Durabolin as it affects the test results.

Deca Durabolin, has some typical characteristics of an anabolic steroid and is widely used by athletes and body builders to bulk up, and build muscle and body mass because of its effect on bone and connective tissue of the body. It is also used to treat many health conditions However, Deca Durabolin may have some common and some rare side effects, which you should be aware of, before you are prescribed this drug. The best option is to always take advice from a doctor, before you take it. Self-medication can be dangerous. Use Deca Durabolin in the right way and with caution, to get them results you are looking for.

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