Deca-durabolin history and overview deca-durabolin is the brand and trade name for the anabolic steroid nandroloneand a common synthetic hormone. A review published in 2012 found that more than 4 million users of nandrolone in the United States took the drug.  The drug was taken by athletes and bodybuilders for increased lean muscle mass and strength, but its popularity as an anabolic agent also brought about legal, medical, and ethical concerns, as it is also used to induce anabolic effects in individuals in order to increase muscle mass, anabolic steroid equipoise.  Nandrolone is a synthetic substance with both a stimulant and a depressant effect, but the former can also stimulate the human body to produce more testosterone. Users who take the drug to increase performance, but also because of the high cost, legal, and medical issues associated with its use can experience more than the effect expected, anabolic steroid definition.  Nandrolone is a controlled substance as Nandrolone is classified as a Schedule I drug, anabolic steroid ebay.The drug is available over-the-counter from pharmaceutical brands like Merck, Novo Nordisk, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, and Johnson & Johnson. The drug can also occasionally be found online at drugstores and specialty shops, deca-durabolin dosage. Prices range between $5,000-90,000 for the generic version of nandrolone, anabolic steroid definition oxford. Users who are concerned about the legality and ethical aspects of the drug can talk to their doctor.Forms of nandrolone and their legal status nandrolone has been classified as a Schedule I drug. Nandrolone is classified as a dangerous drug in the U, anabolic steroid definition.S due to its very high toxicity with little potential for safe use, anabolic steroid definition. It's main mechanism of action is to increase muscle mass and strength. It can also stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, making it a potential agonist for the anabolic effects of the thyroid and adrenal hormones and possibly other hormones in the body.  In comparison to other anabolic steroids, the anabolic androgen effects of nandrolone are not necessarily as powerful, anabolic steroid definition. Because of this, it cannot be used in any scenario that has been found acceptable for a legal anabolic. It is highly unlikely that a bodybuilder or athlete who wants to increase their muscularity would take the drug recreationally, or even as an anabolic agent after being tested by a steroid testing lab, anabolic steroid definition. For these reasons, nandrolone is considered by bodybuilding and training experts to not qualify as an Anabolic Steroid, deca-durabolin dosage. However, other forms of nandrolone may be used.