Hepatic and splenic disorders have been reported with such medicinal products. Sometimes they were very severe or life-threatening. Symptoms may only appear when the disorder is very severe. If you have signs of liver or spleen problems, such as dark urine, feeling tired, loss of appetite, nausea or stomach pain, vomiting or yellow skin or eyes, contact your doctor immediately.
Cholesterol levels may change with this medicine. This may increase the risk of heart disease. Talk to your doctor.
What is this medicine used for?
- This medicine is used to help some people gain weight.
- This medicine is used to reduce bone pain in patients with softening and thinning of the bone tissue (osteoporosis).
- This medicine can also be used for other indications. Talk to your doctor.
What should I tell my doctor BEFORE I take this medicine?
- If you are allergic to this medicine, any of its ingredients, other medicines, food or substances. Tell your doctor about your allergies and how to treat them.
- If you have any of these health problems: breast cancer, high calcium levels, kidney disease or prostate cancer.
- If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Do not take this medicine during pregnancy.
This list of medicines and conditions that may interact with them is not exhaustive.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you are taking (both prescription and over-the-counter, natural medicines and vitamins) and any health problems. You need to make sure that this medicine is safe for your condition and in combination with other medicines you are already taking. Do not start or stop taking the medicine or change the dose without your doctor’s advice.
What should I know or do while taking this medicine?
- Tell all your healthcare professionals that you are taking this medicine. These are doctors, nurses, pharmacists and dentists.
- If you have high blood sugar (diabetes), you should have your blood sugar checked regularly.
- Perform blood tests as directed by your doctor. Talk to your doctor.
- This medicine may affect the results of some laboratory tests. Tell all your healthcare professionals and laboratory staff that you are taking this medicine.
- This drug is an anabolic steroid. Anabolic steroids have been abused and abused. Abuse of anabolic steroids can lead to addiction and very serious health problems. These health problems include cardiovascular problems, stroke, liver disease, and mental or emotional problems. Talk to your doctor.
- This drug does not promote athletic performance.
- Some cancer patients have had high levels of calcium with medicines like this. If you experience symptoms of high calcium levels, such as weakness, confusion, tiredness, headache, nausea or vomiting, constipation or bone pain, contact your doctor immediately.
- In some cases, the medicine may affect the growth rate of children and adolescents. They may need regular growth rate tests. Talk to your doctor.
- Use this medicine with caution if you are 65 years of age or older. You may experience more side effects.
- Possible effects of this medicine on the fetus. If you could become pregnant, you must use contraception during treatment. If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. It should be advised whether the medicine does not pose a risk to the child.
What side effects should I report to my doctor immediately?
WARNING. In rare cases, this medicine can cause serious and sometimes fatal side effects in some patients. Call your doctor or seek medical help immediately if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that could be related to serious side effects:
- Signs of an allergic reaction such as rash, hives, itching, red and swollen skin with blisters or peeling, possibly in combination with fever, wheezing or wheezing, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty breathing, swallowing or talking, unusual hoarseness, swelling in the mouth, on the face, lips, tongue or throat.
- Signs of electrolyte imbalance such as mood swings, confusion, muscle pain or weakness, irregular heartbeat, seizures, loss of appetite, severe indigestion or vomiting.
- Any unexplained bruising or bleeding.
- Shortness of breath, sudden weight gain or swelling of the hands or feet.
- Bladder irritation.
- Enlarged breasts.
- Frequent or prolonged erection (hardening of the penis).
- Changes in the size or shape of the testicles.
- Deep voice, increased facial hair, acne or moestrus cycle disorders in women.
- Clitoral enlargement.