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Prednisone effect on testosterone

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Deltasone is a brand of prednisone. It is a corticosteroid which is much different than an anabolic or androgenic steroid. Taking Deltasone when you d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Deltasone is a brand of prednisone. While Prednisone is a steroid, it is a corticosteroid, not a sex steroid w/anabolic & androgenic properties, like ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe . . .: While Prednisone is a corticosteroid, unlike testosterone which is an anabolic steroid, at least one study suggests that taking Prednisone may be link ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Nope: testosterone levels not affected by short courses of steroids! Hope this helps Dr z
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
No: While both of these analytes are steroid based, they are not tested for in the same methology. Testosterone is not going to cross react with prednison ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No: These are two different types of chemicals and depending on the reasons for usage could be used together. These are issues to discuss with your p ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur family doc: Are you a male or female? For what purpose do you want to lower your testosterone? For men w/prostate cancer, chemotherapy is an option to lower T but ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
P 40: 'p 40' contains 40 mg of testosterone undecanoate.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Depends upon age...: During fetal development, testosterone is useful to make genetic male look like a boy when born. In adolescence, T is useful during puberty in develop ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience Urology
Blood Draw: Testosterone varies through the day with the highest levels in the morning. To compare over time, be sure to always have your blood drawn relatively ... Read More
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