What is stanozolol?
Stanozolol is a man-made steroid, similar to the a naturally occurring steroid testosterone.
Stanozolol is used in the treatment of hereditary angioedema, which causes episodes of swelling of the face, extremities, genitals, bowel wall, and throat. Stanozolol may decrease the frequency and severity of these attacks.
Stanozolol may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
In rare cases, serious and even fatal cases of liver problems have developed during treatment with stanozolol. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience abdominal pain, light colored stools, dark colored urine, unusual fatigue, nausea or vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. These may be early signs of liver problems.
Before taking this medicine
Do not take stanozolol without first talking to your doctor if you have
- prostate cancer;
- breast cancer; or
- a high level of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia).
Before taking stanozolol, talk to your doctor if you
- have heart or blood vessel disease;
- have had a heart attack;
- have a high level of cholesterol in the blood;
- have bleeding or blood clotting problems;
- have diabetes;
- take an oral anticoagulant (blood thinner);
- have liver problems; or
- have kidney problems.
You may not be able to take stanozolol, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment.
Stanozolol is in the FDA pregnancy category X. This means that stanozolol is known to cause birth defects in an unborn baby. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether stanozolol passes into breast milk. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take stanozolol?
Take stanozolol exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to explain them to you.
Take stanozolol with a full glass of water.