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5-androstenediol
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Description

5-androstenediol is a naturally occurring steroid hormone found in the human body. It is a metabolite of testosterone and is converted to testosterone in the body. It is used as a dietary supplement and is marketed as a performance-enhancing drug.

Toxic effects of 5-androstenediol include increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and liver damage. It can also cause increased aggression, anxiety, and depression.

Associated brand names include Andro-Diol, Andro-Plus, Andro-X, Andro-Xtreme, and Andro-Xtreme Plus.

Classifications
  • anabolic steroid
  • sport doping

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