Oxymetholone is an anabolic steroid, which is a man-made form of a hormone alike totestosterone. This medication is a synthetic man hormone (androgen or anabolic steroid) taken to heal a minim red blood cell count (anemia). Oxymetholone works by increasing the amount of the hormone (erythropoietin) mixed in the creation of red blood cells. This drug doesn't improve sport facility. When used as indicated under doctor's regulation, the risks are minim. Oxymetholone is used to treat firm kinds of anemia (lack of red blood cells), including aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis, or hypoplastic anemia affected by chemotherapy. This medicine can as well be used for supplementary purposes not named here.