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4-androstenediol
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Description

4-Androstenediol, also known as 4-Androstene-3β,17β-diol, is a naturally occurring steroid hormone and a metabolite of testosterone. It is found in the body in small amounts and is thought to play a role in the regulation of testosterone levels. It is also used as a dietary supplement and is available in a variety of forms, including tablets, capsules, and liquids.

The toxic effects of 4-androstenediol are not well understood, but it is known to have some potential side effects. These include increased risk of prostate cancer, increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and increased risk of liver damage. It may also cause changes in mood, increased aggression, and increased risk of stroke.

Brand names associated with 4-androstenediol include Andro-Diol, Andro-Max, Andro-Plus, Andro-Test, and Andro-X.

Classifications
  • anabolic steroid
  • androgen
  • sport doping

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