Overview of Oxymetholone Capsules
Dosage Strength10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Oxymetholone is an anabolic steroid that is used orally. Oxymetholone is used to treat anemias such as acquired aplastic anemia, congenital aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis, and hypoplastic anemias caused by myelotoxic drug usage. 1 Oxymetholone has also been investigated as a therapy for HIV-wasting. 2 In January 1972, the FDA authorized oxymetholone.
1.ANADROL-50 (oxymetholone) package insert. Marietta, GA: Alaven Pharmaceutical; 2006 Nov.
2.Hengge UR, Stocks K, Faulkner S, et al. Oxymetholone for the treatment of HIV-wasting: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase III trial in eugonadal men and women. HIV Clin Trials 2003;4(3):150-163.
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