The Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Oxandrolone in the Treatment of Wasting and Catabolic Disorders

@article{Orr2012TheAA,
  title={The Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Oxandrolone in the Treatment of Wasting and Catabolic Disorders},
  author={Rhonda Orr and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={64},
  pages={725-750}
}
There has been increasing interest in the development of effective agents that can be safely used to promote anabolism in the clinical setting for patients with chronic wasting conditions as well as in the prevention and treatment of frailty associated with loss of muscle tissue in aging (sarcopenia).One such agent is the anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) oxandrolone, which has been used in such clinical situations as HIV-related muscle wasting, severe burn injury, trauma following major… 

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