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steroid

 [ster´oid]
any of a group of lipids with a complex molecule containing carbon atoms in four interlocking rings forming a hydrogenated cyclopentophenanthrene-ring system; three of the rings contain six carbon atoms each and the fourth contains five. Steroids are important in body chemistry and include steroid hormones such as the gonadal or sex steroids, corticosteroids, glucocorticoids, and mineralocorticoids; vitamins of the D group; and the sterols, including cholesterol, the main building block of the steroid hormones in the body. The cardiac glycosides, a group of compounds derived from certain plants, are partly steroids.
anabolic steroid any of a group of synthetic derivatives of testosterone having pronounced anabolic properties and relatively weak androgenic properties; they are used clinically mainly to promote growth and repair of body tissues in diseases or states promoting catabolism or tissue wasting.
gonadal steroid (sex steroid) a steroid hormone produced by a gonad, such as an androgen, estrogen, or progestational agent.
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oxandrolone

Oxandrin® Endocrinology An anabolic steroid used to reverse involuntary weight loss and depletion of cell mass, in Pts with AIDS, trauma, chronic infection, major burns or surgery, and other debilitating conditions Adverse effects Hepatotoxicity, cholestasis, liver cell necrosis, peliosis hepatis, hirsutism, gynecomastia, acne, male pattern baldness in ♀. See Anabolic steroid.
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As an alternative treatment, several patients increased the doses of continuous medications (danazol, tranexamic acid, and oxandrolone) to control attacks.
Oxandrolone is an Anabolic Androgenic Steroid that is classified in the World Anti-Doping Agency List of Prohibited Substances and Methods.
Ashley Bateman Date of violation: 24/11/2014 Sport: Rugby League Club: South Wales Scorpions Honours: Wales National Governing Body: Rugby Football League Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample Class of drug: Anabolic Agents Substance: Oxandrolone Start date of sanction: 18/12/2014 End date of sanction: 17/12/2016 Summary: Caught by an out-ofcompetition test.
metandienone, stanozol, boldenone, oxandrolone, dehydrochloromethyl-testosterone, etc., which have been found in high amounts (>1 mg/g) in certain dietary supplements and vitamin preparations that are freely available on the market.
Exogenous: 1-androstendiol, 1-androstendione, bolandiol, bolasterone, boldenone, boldione, calusterone, clostebol, danazol, dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, desoxymethyltestosterone, drostanolone, ethylestrenol, fluoxymesterone, formebolone, furazabol, gestrinone, 4-hydroxytestosterone, mestanolone, mesterolone, metenolone, methandienone, methandriol, methasterone, methyldienolone, methyl-1-testosterone, methylnortestosterone, methyltrienolone, methyltestosterone, mibolerone, nandrolone, 19-norandrostenedione, norboletone, norclostebol, norethandrolone, oxabolone, oxandrolone, oxymesterone, oxymetholone, prostanozol, quinbolone, tanozolol, stenbolone, 1-testosterone, tetrahydrogestrinone, trenbolone
Przkova R, Herndon N, Soman E.The Effect of Oxandrolone and Exercise on Muscle Mass and Function in Children with severe burns.
Six-year results of a randomized, prospective trial of human growth hormone and oxandrolone in Turner syndrome.
To see if it would make a difference, investigators from the duPont Hospital for Children randomized 39 boys aged 4-12 years old to 0.06 mg/kg per day of oxandrolone, and 41 to placebo capsules.
Oral administration of oxymetolone, oxandrolone, methandrostenolone, stanozolol and parenteral administration of nandrolone decanoate, nandrolone propionate, testosteone spionat, boldenon andesilenat are commonly abused AAS drugs (Evans 2004).
Pishchalnikova has tested positive for banned anabolic steroid Oxandrolone in samples taken in a second test after the test results of an earlier sample showed negative results, The Independent reports.
The anabolic androgenic steroid oxandrolone in the treatment of wasting and catabolic disorders: review of efficacy and safety.
Numerous therapeutic strategies to modify this response have arisen and include early excision and grafting, thermoregulation, early continuous enteral feeding (high carbohydrate/high protein), the use of anabolic agents, growth hormone, IGF-1, IGFBP-3, insulin, oxandrolone, propranolol and the use of therapeutic exercise.