Oxymetholone treats anemia due to decreased red blood cells. The dose is based on weight.

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Uses of Oxymetholone


Oxymetholone is used in the treatment of:

  • Anemia

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Oxymetholone Brand Names

Oxymetholone may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Oxymetholone Drug Class

Oxymetholone is part of the drug class:

Oxymetholone Interactions

This is not a complete list of Oxymetholonedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Oxymetholone and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Oxymetholone falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Oxymetholone during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Oxymetholone Dosage

Take oxymetholone exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Oxymetholone dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Oxymetholone is available in the following doses:

  • Oxymetholone 50 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Oxymetholone is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet