Anabolic Steroids

Anabolic steroids are synthetic male sex hormones with variations. Anabolic steroids are abusive; hence they are not legitimate drugs. The steroids are used in the treatment of certain anemias and to treat males who do not produce testosterone. The common side effects are pimples, hair fall, etc.

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I am planning to include anabolic steroids in my weight training program. Will it affect my testosterone levels?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been weight training for the past three years. Now I am planning to take anabolic steroids, but I have heard from my colleagues that anabolic steroids can lower testosterone levels and also deteriorate sperm quality. Is it true? Will anabolic steroids affect my testosterone levels?  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, anabolic steroids are dangerous in many respects and are not advisable. Understand that being overweight is not health but is a disease. Ideally, stay below the standard weight. Regards.  Read Full »

I am feeling very weak after taking the tablet Dianabol. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I took Dianabol for three weeks. I took Dianabol 10 mg in the first week, then Dianabol 20 mg in the second week, and Dianabol 30 mg in the third week. On the first day of the cycle, I felt dizzy. I was not able to work out in the gym. It made me weak. When the dosage was increased, the sy...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Tablet Dianabol (Metandienone) is an anabolic steroid used for muscle mass building. Steroids always have some side effects. The symptoms you are experiencing must be the side effects of the tablet. Ideally, these drugs should not be used once the body gets adapted to...  Read Full »

Does the brief use of anabolic steroids affect the hormonal profile in the future?

Query: Hello doctor, I am hoping you can give me some answers about what I can do for health optimization going forward. About myself, I recently turned 25, and have been lifting weights seriously since 18 years old. My height is 6’, and my weight is 198 lbs and about 14% body fat. When I was 19, I...  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for asking me. Regarding your questions. Do not worry the previous usage of pro hormones will not have any effect on your health. As your Testosterone and Estrogen levels are normal. I do not think you need to use any medication to increase the levels. Even if ...  Read Full »

Can I take Oxandrolone to increase my height?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old guy. My height is 168 cm. My weight is 65kg. My father's height is 178 cm and my mother's height is 164 cm. I wanted to ask to can I consume Oxandrolone? Is it safe for me? Also, how can I increase my height in this stage?  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your height is almost the average of your parents. At 15-17 years in males growth plates close and then there is no increase in height possible after that. You are almost in that age. Do you have any other symptoms of impaired secondary sexual characteristics? You can hav...  Read Full »

Will taking anabolic steroids for short duration help to develop muscle mass?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. My height is 166 cm and weight is 56 kg. Can you please suggest some medicines (Vitamins, minerals or something) to increase my height by few cm? Can I take some anabolic steroids (for short duration) to increase my muscle mass? At this point I just like to men...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Unfortunately, after the age of 30, it is a little less likely to increase the height further, however doing stretching exercises, using Vitamin D 50,000 IU once a week and B12 1000 mcg daily may help to improve the posture and give you an extra cm or so. Also, reme...  Read Full »

Will taking anabolic steroids affect 75 mg Clopidogrel?

Query: Hello doctor, Will taking anabolic steroids affect 75 mg Clopidogrel? I have been prescribed 75 mg Clopidogrel for a stent I have recently had fitted in my heart. I am a bodybuilder and so I wanted to know if taking anabolic steroids, T3, Clenbuterol, and Accutane will reverse the effect the Clopid...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Here the relationship of Clopidogrel is not straightforward. Firstly, I would like to tell, little data is available on this topic as such patients are very less, so definitive answers are available. Now, regarding anabolic steroids, there is no randomized control a...  Read Full »

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