Anabolic steroids in athelics: crossover double-blind trial on weightlifters.

@article{Freed1975AnabolicSI,
  title={Anabolic steroids in athelics: crossover double-blind trial on weightlifters.},
  author={David L. J. Freed and Antoine J. Banks and D J Longson and D M Burley},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1975},
  volume={2 5969},
  pages={471-3}
}
Thirteen experienced male weightlifters taking high-protein diets and regular exercise took part in a double-blind crossover trial of methandienone 10 or 25 mg/day to seeif the drug improved athletic performance. Their improvemments were significantly greater on methandienone than on placebo; their body weights rose (though this seemed to be associated with water retention); and systolic blood pressure rose significantly. Methandienone caused many side effects, and three men had to withdraw… CONTINUE READING