A 21-year-old male asked:
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is taking systemic corticosteroids (i.e. prednisone, prednisolone etc.) contraindicated while taking testosterone or test precursor? endos weigh in?

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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 physicians.
Answered on Aug 24, 2016
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