Pharmacoepidemiology of anabolic androgenic steroids: a review

  title={Pharmacoepidemiology of anabolic androgenic steroids: a review},
  author={I. Thiblin and A. Petersson},
  journal={Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology},
  • I. Thiblin, A. Petersson
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology
  • Non‐prescribed use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) has been associated with a number of physical and psychiatric/behavioural complications, some of which are potentially lethal. Here, we review both observational and experimental studies on human subjects concerned with such side‐effects. The only physical complication of AAS use that receives definitive support from such investigations is unfavourable changes in blood lipid profiles. Support for various psychiatric complications has also… CONTINUE READING
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