With Watson Pharmaceuticals discontination of the sales of nandrolone decanoate (Deca Durabolin), sales of nandrolone from compounding pharmacies has increased significantly. Applied Pharmacy Services, one of the compounding pharmacies who serve the HIV community, reports an increase in nandrolone sales of over 30 percent.
Compounding pharmacies are licensed to manufacture drugs like nandrolone in the United States in their own laboratory. Typically the compounded price of drugs like nandrolone are about one fourth as expensive as the equivalent made by a drug company, like Watson. So, this is actually better for the customer.