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17-alpha-methyldihydrotestosterone
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Description

Mestanolone is an anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) that is used to treat conditions such as hypogonadism, delayed puberty, and other conditions related to androgen deficiency. It is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone testosterone. It is available in oral and injectable forms.

Toxic effects of mestanolone include liver toxicity, increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and masculinization in women. It can also cause acne, hair loss, and increased aggression.

Associated brand names include:
  ▸ Mestanolone
  ▸ Mestan
  ▸ Mestanol
  ▸ Mestanor
  ▸ Mestanolon
  ▸ Mestanone
  ▸ Mestanolone Acetate
  ▸ Mestanolone Enanthate

Synonyms
  • MDHT
  • mestanolone
Classifications
  • anabolic steroid
  • androgen
  • sport doping

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