•Nandrolone Decanoate is one of the Class II anabolic androgenic steroids (AAs) which quickly spread globally and used clinically and illicitly.
•It is a popular AAs used by athletes to boost
•their physical performance and body image.
•Can be recommended for the treatment of various pathological conditions; including renal insufficiency, endometriosis, hereditary angioedema and breast cancer.
•Nandrolone decanoate, a non-17a-alkylated modified androgen analogue of testosterone, appears to be effective in increasing LBM and muscle strength in dialysis patients.
I•t increases calcium balance and muscle mass, diminishes vertebral pain, and increases the mobility of the spine.
•It is an inhibitor of bone resorption with a temporary increase in bone formation, followed by an absence of suppression of bone formation.
•It improved patient perception of benefits and subjective recovery of symptoms in wasting associated HIV.