Is Nandrolone Right for You : Deca Durabolin is the brand name of the Nandrolone Decanoate compound. It is also called ‘Deca’. Nandrolone is a 19-nor compound and has been popular for the past 30 years. Nandrolone (Deca Durabolin) doesn’t produce estrogenic or androgenic side effects because it has a very low rate of aromatization. It also causes little water retention in your connective tissues and alleviates joint pain.