ATC Group: A14AA05 Oxymetholone

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Oxymetholone

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Oxymetholone is a 17alpha-alkylated anabolic-androgenic steroid and a synthetic derivative of testosterone. It has been approved for the treatment of anemias caused by deficient red cell production. Acquired aplastic anemia, congenital aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis and the hypoplastic anemias due to the administration of myelotoxic drugs often respond.