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What is the definition or description of: androstenedione?

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Dr. Gary Greenly
36 years experience in Family Medicine
"andro": Androstenedione was being marketed as an over the counter suppliment to increase serum testosterone levels. I am not sure of its effectiveness, but i think the fda took the product off the market. Dhea, or dihydroepiandrostenone is still available, usually dosed in 25 to 50 mg. And is used for the same purpose. It is probably at least minimally effective.
Answered on Oct 22, 2013
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