1-Androsterone is included as an ingredient in a variety of supplements marketed to athletes and bodybuilders.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Athletic performance. Early research shows that taking 1-androsterone 330 mg daily might help increase strength in people who lift weights. It might also help lower body fat.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: 1-androsterone is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when used orally during pregnancy or breast-feeding. 1-Androsterone is changed by the body to hormones which are similar to testosterone. These hormones might cause harm to pregnant women, unborn babies, or nursing infants.
High cholesterol: 1-Androsterone might worsen cholesterol. This could increase the risk for heart attacks, stroke, or death in patients with high cholesterol.
Kidney disease: 1-Androsterone might damage the kidney and worsen kidney disease in some people.
Liver problems: 1-Androsterone might damage the liver and worsen liver problems in some people.
Testosterone interacts with 1-ANDROSTERONE
Be cautious with this combination
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